Maria C Touz

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sorting of encystation-specific cysteine protease to lysosome-like peripheral vacuoles in Giardia lamblia requires a conserved tyrosine-based motif
    Maria C Touz
    Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Biol Chem 278:6420-6. 2003
  2. pmc Adaptor protein complex 1 mediates the transport of lysosomal proteins from a Golgi-like organelle to peripheral vacuoles in the primitive eukaryote Giardia lamblia
    Maria C Touz
    Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 15:3053-60. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint A novel palmitoyl acyl transferase controls surface protein palmitoylation and cytotoxicity in Giardia lamblia
    Maria C Touz
    Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Mol Microbiol 58:999-1011. 2005

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Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Sorting of encystation-specific cysteine protease to lysosome-like peripheral vacuoles in Giardia lamblia requires a conserved tyrosine-based motif
    Maria C Touz
    Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Biol Chem 278:6420-6. 2003
    ..Because Giardia is one of the earliest branching protist, these results demonstrate that sorting motifs for specific protein traffic developed very early during eukaryotic evolution...
  2. pmc Adaptor protein complex 1 mediates the transport of lysosomal proteins from a Golgi-like organelle to peripheral vacuoles in the primitive eukaryote Giardia lamblia
    Maria C Touz
    Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 15:3053-60. 2004
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  3. ncbi request reprint A novel palmitoyl acyl transferase controls surface protein palmitoylation and cytotoxicity in Giardia lamblia
    Maria C Touz
    Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Mol Microbiol 58:999-1011. 2005
    ..These results show that VSPs are palmitoylated at the cysteine within the conserved tail by gPAT and indicate an essential function of palmitoylation in control of VSP-mediated signalling and processing...