H Ranson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of DDT resistance in Anopheles gambiae from Benin
    Innocent Djegbe
    Ecole Normale Supérieure de Natitingou, Universite de Parakou, BP 123 Parakou, Benin
    Parasit Vectors 7:409. 2014
  2. pmc The Sticky Resting Box, a new tool for studying resting behaviour of Afrotropical malaria vectors
    Marco Pombi
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica e Malattie Infettive, Universita di Roma Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 7:247. 2014
  3. pmc Insecticide resistance in Anopheles arabiensis in Sudan: temporal trends and underlying mechanisms
    Hiba Abdalla
    Wits Research Institute for Malaria, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Parasit Vectors 7:213. 2014
  4. pmc Gene amplification, ABC transporters and cytochrome P450s: unraveling the molecular basis of pyrethroid resistance in the dengue vector, Aedes aegypti
    Vassiliki Bariami
    Department of Biology, University of Crete, Haraklio, Greece
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1692. 2012
  5. pmc Multiple-insecticide resistance in Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes, Southern Côte d'Ivoire
    Constant V A Edi
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1508-11. 2012
  6. pmc Identifying permethrin resistance loci in malaria vectors by genetic mapping
    Claudia Witzig
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Parasitology 140:1468-77. 2013
  7. pmc The dynamics of pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from Zanzibar and an assessment of the underlying genetic basis
    Christopher M Jones
    Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Parasit Vectors 6:343. 2013
  8. pmc Detoxification enzymes associated with insecticide resistance in laboratory strains of Anopheles arabiensis of different geographic origin
    Luisa Nardini
    Vector Control Reference Unit, Centre for Opportunistic, Tropical and Hospital Infections, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Services, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Parasit Vectors 5:113. 2012
  9. pmc Three years of insecticide resistance monitoring in Anopheles gambiae in Burkina Faso: resistance on the rise?
    Athanase Badolo
    Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, BP 2208, Ouagadougou 01, Burkina Faso
    Malar J 11:232. 2012
  10. pmc Insecticide resistance in Culex quinquefasciatus from Zanzibar: implications for vector control programmes
    Christopher M Jones
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Parasit Vectors 5:78. 2012

Collaborators

  • J Hemingway
  • F H Collins
  • Rodolphe Poupardin
  • Gregor J Devine
  • Silas Majambere
  • X Wang
  • Christopher M Jones
  • C Strode
  • Charles S Wondji
  • Luisa Nardini
  • Maureen Coetzee
  • John Vontas
  • Pie Müller
  • Innocent Djegbe
  • Hiba Abdalla
  • Marco Pombi
  • Alphonse Traoré
  • Lizette L Koekemoer
  • C Witzig
  • Wamdaogo M Guelbeogo
  • Antoine Sanou
  • Claudia Witzig
  • N fale Sagnon
  • Vassiliki Bariami
  • Athanase Badolo
  • Constant V A Edi
  • Vincent Corbel
  • Yousif E Himeidan
  • Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio
  • Rute C Félix
  • Sebastien Marcombe
  • Patricia Pignatelli
  • Heather M Ferguson
  • Martin Akogbeto
  • Fiacre R Agossa
  • Sylvie Cornelie
  • Alessandra della Torre
  • Maria Calzetta
  • Katharina Kreppel
  • Craig S Wilding
  • C S Wondji
  • N Cuamba
  • M Parry
  • C Kerah-Hinzoumbé
  • J C Morgan
  • Rousseau Djouaka
  • A Steven
  • H Irving
  • Lori Flood
  • Benjamin G Koudou
  • Riann N Christian
  • David Weetman
  • Nanette Coetzer
  • Cyrille Ndo
  • Hamid M Abdel Muzamil
  • Serge Zebaze Togouet
  • Billy Tene Fossog
  • Parfait Awono-Ambene
  • Benjamin Menze Djantio
  • Carlo Costantini
  • Luke Alphey
  • Vera Ribeiro
  • Henrique Silveira
  • Julien Bonnet
  • Cecile Brengues
  • Jean Philippe David
  • Stéphane Reynaud
  • Frederic Darriet
  • Andre Yebakima
  • John Morgan
  • Keith Steen
  • Richard H Hunt
  • William C Black
  • Martin J Donnelly

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of DDT resistance in Anopheles gambiae from Benin
    Innocent Djegbe
    Ecole Normale Supérieure de Natitingou, Universite de Parakou, BP 123 Parakou, Benin
    Parasit Vectors 7:409. 2014
    ..In order to implement insecticide resistance management strategies, it is important to understand the genetic factors involved. In this context, we investigated the molecular basis of DDT resistance in the main malaria vector from Benin...
  2. pmc The Sticky Resting Box, a new tool for studying resting behaviour of Afrotropical malaria vectors
    Marco Pombi
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica e Malattie Infettive, Universita di Roma Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 7:247. 2014
    ..a sticky variant of previously investigated mosquito Resting Box, which allows passive collection of mosquitoes entering the box - and compared its performance against traditional methods for indoor and outdoor resting mosquito sampling...
  3. pmc Insecticide resistance in Anopheles arabiensis in Sudan: temporal trends and underlying mechanisms
    Hiba Abdalla
    Wits Research Institute for Malaria, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Parasit Vectors 7:213. 2014
    ..Monitoring insecticide resistance in the main Sudanese malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis, is essential for planning and implementing an effective vector control program in this country...
  4. pmc Gene amplification, ABC transporters and cytochrome P450s: unraveling the molecular basis of pyrethroid resistance in the dengue vector, Aedes aegypti
    Vassiliki Bariami
    Department of Biology, University of Crete, Haraklio, Greece
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1692. 2012
    ..The near complete transcriptome of two pyrethroid resistant populations from the Caribbean was examined to explore the molecular basis of this resistance...
  5. pmc Multiple-insecticide resistance in Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes, Southern Côte d'Ivoire
    Constant V A Edi
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1508-11. 2012
    ..Mosquitoes were resistant to insecticides of all approved classes. Such complete resistance, which includes exceptionally strong phenotypes, presents a major threat to malaria control...
  6. pmc Identifying permethrin resistance loci in malaria vectors by genetic mapping
    Claudia Witzig
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Parasitology 140:1468-77. 2013
    ..The relative merits of two alternative study designs are discussed and suggestions made for future genetic mapping studies of insecticide resistance in mosquitoes...
  7. pmc The dynamics of pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from Zanzibar and an assessment of the underlying genetic basis
    Christopher M Jones
    Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Parasit Vectors 6:343. 2013
    ..Here, we characterised the mechanism(s) responsible for resistance on Zanzibar using a combination of gene expression and target-site mutation assays...
  8. pmc Detoxification enzymes associated with insecticide resistance in laboratory strains of Anopheles arabiensis of different geographic origin
    Luisa Nardini
    Vector Control Reference Unit, Centre for Opportunistic, Tropical and Hospital Infections, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Services, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Parasit Vectors 5:113. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the detoxification enzymes that are involved in An. arabiensis resistance to DDT and pyrethroids...
  9. pmc Three years of insecticide resistance monitoring in Anopheles gambiae in Burkina Faso: resistance on the rise?
    Athanase Badolo
    Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, BP 2208, Ouagadougou 01, Burkina Faso
    Malar J 11:232. 2012
    ..Species identification and genotyping for target site mutations was also performed and the sporozoite rate in adults determined...
  10. pmc Insecticide resistance in Culex quinquefasciatus from Zanzibar: implications for vector control programmes
    Christopher M Jones
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Parasit Vectors 5:78. 2012
    ..Here, we examine Culex mosquito species from the two main islands to detect W. bancrofti infection and to determine levels of susceptibility to the insecticides used for vector control...
  11. pmc Aging partially restores the efficacy of malaria vector control in insecticide-resistant populations of Anopheles gambiae s.l. from Burkina Faso
    Christopher M Jones
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Malar J 11:24. 2012
    ..In this study, LLINs and IRS were tested against young (three to five days) and old (17-19 days) pyrethroid resistant Anopheles gambiae s.l. from Burkina Faso...
  12. pmc Extensive permethrin and DDT resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from eastern and central Sudan
    Yousif E Himeidan
    Entomology Unit, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Kassala, New Halfa, Sudan
    Parasit Vectors 4:154. 2011
    ..This study assessed resistance to permethrin and DDT in seven populations of Anopheles arabiensis from Sudan...
  13. pmc Anopheles gambiae distribution and insecticide resistance in the cities of Douala and Yaoundé (Cameroon): influence of urban agriculture and pollution
    Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio
    Laboratoire de Recherche sur le Paludisme, Organisation de Coordination pour la lutte contre les Endémies en Afrique Centrale OCEAC, P O Box 288, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Malar J 10:154. 2011
    ..A study was undertaken to assess the importance of urban pollution and agriculture practice on the distribution and susceptibility to insecticide of malaria vectors in the two main cities in Cameroon...
  14. pmc Mapping a quantitative trait locus (QTL) conferring pyrethroid resistance in the African malaria vector Anopheles funestus
    Charles S Wondji
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    BMC Genomics 8:34. 2007
    ..Microsatellite and SNP markers were used to construct a linkage map and to detect a quantitative trait locus (QTL) associated with pyrethroid resistance in the FUMOZ-R strain of An. funestus from Mozambique...
  15. pmc Transcription profiling of a recently colonised pyrethroid resistant Anopheles gambiae strain from Ghana
    Pie Müller
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    BMC Genomics 8:36. 2007
    ..Although three enzyme families (cytochrome P450s, glutathione S-transferases and carboxylesterases) have been widely associated with insecticide detoxification the role of individual enzymes is largely unknown...
  16. pmc Plasmodium infection alters Anopheles gambiae detoxification gene expression
    Rute C Félix
    Centro de Malaria e Outras Doencas Tropicais, UEI Malária, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    BMC Genomics 11:312. 2010
    ..The current study aimed at identifying which loci coding for detoxification enzymes are differentially expressed as a function of Plasmodium berghei infection in midgut and fat body tissues...
  17. pmc Identification and analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the mosquito Anopheles funestus, malaria vector
    Charles S Wondji
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    BMC Genomics 8:5. 2007
    ..Here we report a genome-wide set of SNP markers for use in genetic studies on this important human disease vector...
  18. pmc Exploring the molecular basis of insecticide resistance in the dengue vector Aedes aegypti: a case study in Martinique Island (French West Indies)
    Sebastien Marcombe
    Laboratoire de Lutte contre les Insectes Nuisibles LIN, Institut de Recherche Pour le Développement IRD Montpellier, France
    BMC Genomics 10:494. 2009
    ..Resistance of Ae. aegypti to chemical insecticides has been reported worldwide and the underlying molecular mechanisms, including the identification of enzymes involved in insecticide detoxification are not completely understood...
  19. pmc Transcriptomics and disease vector control
    John Vontas
    Laboratory of Molecular Entomology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Applied Biology, Department of Biology, University of Crete, Heraklio, 71409, Greece
    BMC Biol 8:52. 2010
    ..A study in BMC Genomics applies this approach to investigating the effects of exposure to a range of xenobiotics on changes in gene expression in the larvae of Aedes aegypti, the mosquito vector of dengue fever...
  20. pmc Identification of a novel class of insect glutathione S-transferases involved in resistance to DDT in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae
    H Ranson
    School of Biosciences, Main College, Cardiff University, PO Box 915, Cardiff CF10 3TL, Wales, UK
    Biochem J 359:295-304. 2001
    ..5-fold higher in a DDT resistant strain than in the susceptible strain and demonstrate that recombinant AgGST3-2 has very high DDT dehydrochlorinase activity...
  21. pmc Genetic mapping identifies a major locus spanning P450 clusters associated with pyrethroid resistance in kdr-free Anopheles arabiensis from Chad
    C Witzig
    Vector Biology Department, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 110:389-97. 2013
    ..Piperonyl butoxide (PBO) synergist and biochemical assays further support a role for P450s in conferring pyrethroid resistance in this population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Genetic mapping of genes conferring permethrin resistance in the malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae
    H Ranson
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Insect Mol Biol 13:379-86. 2004
    ..Further detailed mapping of these regions will help elucidate the molecular mechanisms of metabolic resistance to insecticides...
  23. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of the detoxification genes in the different life stages of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae
    C Strode
    Vector Research Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Insect Mol Biol 15:523-30. 2006
    ..The expression profile of each of these genes and the information this data provides on putative functions of the mosquito detoxification enzymes is discussed...