J M Foster

Summary

Affiliation: New England Biolabs
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Helminth genomics: from gene discovery to genome sequencing
    Jeremy M Foster
    Molecular Parasitology Group, New England Biolabs, 32 Tozer Road, Beverly, MA 01915, USA
    Trends Parasitol 18:241-2. 2002
  2. pmc Efficient in vitro RNA interference and immunofluorescence-based phenotype analysis in a human parasitic nematode, Brugia malayi
    Frédéric Landmann
    Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95604, USA
    Parasit Vectors 5:16. 2012
  3. pmc Absence of Wolbachia endobacteria in the non-filariid nematodes Angiostrongylus cantonensis and A. costaricensis
    Jeremy M Foster
    Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Parasit Vectors 1:31. 2008
  4. pmc Computational prediction of essential genes in an unculturable endosymbiotic bacterium, Wolbachia of Brugia malayi
    Alexander G Holman
    New England Biolabs, 240 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938 2723, USA
    BMC Microbiol 9:243. 2009
  5. pmc Evolution of bacterial phosphoglycerate mutases: non-homologous isofunctional enzymes undergoing gene losses, gains and lateral transfers
    Jeremy M Foster
    Division of Parasitology, New England Biolabs, Inc, Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13576. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Construction of bacterial artificial chromosome libraries from the parasitic nematode Brugia malayi and physical mapping of the genome of its Wolbachia endosymbiont
    Jeremy M Foster
    New England Biolabs, 32 Tozer Rd, Beverly, MA 01915, USA
    Int J Parasitol 34:733-46. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The bacterial catalase from filarial DNA preparations derives from common pseudomonad contaminants and not from Wolbachia endosymbionts
    Jeremy Foster
    New England Biolabs, Beverly, MA 01915, USA
    Parasitol Res 94:141-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Mining nematode genome data for novel drug targets
    Jeremy M Foster
    Molecular Parasitology, New England Biolabs, 32 Tozer Road, Beverly, MA 01915, USA
    Trends Parasitol 21:101-4. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The Wolbachia endosymbiont of Brugia malayi has an active phosphoglycerate mutase: a candidate target for anti-filarial therapies
    Jeremy M Foster
    New England Biolabs, Inc, 240 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, USA
    Parasitol Res 104:1047-52. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The Wolbachia endosymbiont of Brugia malayi has an active pyruvate phosphate dikinase
    Sylvine Raverdy
    Division of Parasitology, New England Biolabs, 240 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, USA
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 160:163-6. 2008

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Helminth genomics: from gene discovery to genome sequencing
    Jeremy M Foster
    Molecular Parasitology Group, New England Biolabs, 32 Tozer Road, Beverly, MA 01915, USA
    Trends Parasitol 18:241-2. 2002
  2. pmc Efficient in vitro RNA interference and immunofluorescence-based phenotype analysis in a human parasitic nematode, Brugia malayi
    Frédéric Landmann
    Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95604, USA
    Parasit Vectors 5:16. 2012
    ..However, RNAi techniques have not translated efficiently to animal parasitic nematodes that afflict humans, livestock and companion animals across the globe, creating a dependency on data tentatively inferred from C. elegans...
  3. pmc Absence of Wolbachia endobacteria in the non-filariid nematodes Angiostrongylus cantonensis and A. costaricensis
    Jeremy M Foster
    Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Parasit Vectors 1:31. 2008
    ..This study demonstrates the need for caution in relying solely on PCR for identification of new endosymbiont strains from invertebrate DNA samples...
  4. pmc Computational prediction of essential genes in an unculturable endosymbiotic bacterium, Wolbachia of Brugia malayi
    Alexander G Holman
    New England Biolabs, 240 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938 2723, USA
    BMC Microbiol 9:243. 2009
    ..malayi nor wBm can be maintained in vitro. To facilitate selection of potential drug targets we computationally ranked the wBm genome based on confidence that a particular gene is essential for the survival of the bacterium...
  5. pmc Evolution of bacterial phosphoglycerate mutases: non-homologous isofunctional enzymes undergoing gene losses, gains and lateral transfers
    Jeremy M Foster
    Division of Parasitology, New England Biolabs, Inc, Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13576. 2010
    ..Cofactor-dependent PGM (dPGM) requires 2,3-bisphosphoglycerate for activity; cofactor-independent PGM (iPGM) does not. The PGM profile of any given bacterium is unpredictable and some organisms such as Escherichia coli encode both forms...
  6. ncbi request reprint Construction of bacterial artificial chromosome libraries from the parasitic nematode Brugia malayi and physical mapping of the genome of its Wolbachia endosymbiont
    Jeremy M Foster
    New England Biolabs, 32 Tozer Rd, Beverly, MA 01915, USA
    Int J Parasitol 34:733-46. 2004
    ..malayi forms the basis of a genomic sequencing effort for this bacterium, circumventing the difficult challenge of purifying sufficient endosymbiont DNA from a tropical parasite for a whole genome shotgun sequencing strategy...
  7. ncbi request reprint The bacterial catalase from filarial DNA preparations derives from common pseudomonad contaminants and not from Wolbachia endosymbionts
    Jeremy Foster
    New England Biolabs, Beverly, MA 01915, USA
    Parasitol Res 94:141-6. 2004
    ..Contamination of filarial DNA with bacterial sequences other than Wolbachia can complicate studies of the role of these symbionts in filarial biology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mining nematode genome data for novel drug targets
    Jeremy M Foster
    Molecular Parasitology, New England Biolabs, 32 Tozer Road, Beverly, MA 01915, USA
    Trends Parasitol 21:101-4. 2005
    ..This article describes the various information sources available and strategies that can expedite this process...
  9. doi request reprint The Wolbachia endosymbiont of Brugia malayi has an active phosphoglycerate mutase: a candidate target for anti-filarial therapies
    Jeremy M Foster
    New England Biolabs, Inc, 240 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, USA
    Parasitol Res 104:1047-52. 2009
    ..Our results provide a foundation for further development of wBm-iPGM as a promising new drug target for novel anti-filarial therapies that selectively target the endosymbiont...
  10. doi request reprint The Wolbachia endosymbiont of Brugia malayi has an active pyruvate phosphate dikinase
    Sylvine Raverdy
    Division of Parasitology, New England Biolabs, 240 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, USA
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 160:163-6. 2008
    ..Our results support the development of wBm-PPDK as a promising new drug target in an anti-symbiotic approach to controlling filarial infection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Parasitic nematodes have two distinct chitin synthases
    Jeremy M Foster
    New England Biolabs, 32 Tozer Road, Beverly, MA 01915, USA
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 142:126-32. 2005
  12. pmc Mining predicted essential genes of Brugia malayi for nematode drug targets
    Sanjay Kumar
    Division of Parasitology, New England Biolabs, Inc, Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e1189. 2007
    ..By virtue of the selection procedure, the potential B. malayi drug targets highlight components of key processes in nematode biology such as central metabolism, molting and regulation of gene expression...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cofactor-independent phosphoglycerate mutase has an essential role in Caenorhabditis elegans and is conserved in parasitic nematodes
    Yinhua Zhang
    New England Biolabs, 32 Tozer Road, Beverly, MA 01915, USA
    J Biol Chem 279:37185-90. 2004
    ..Our results demonstrate that nematodes, unlike vertebrates, utilize independent phosphoglycerate mutase in glycolytic and gluconeogenic pathways and that the enzyme is probably essential for all nematodes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Widespread lateral gene transfer from intracellular bacteria to multicellular eukaryotes
    Julie C Dunning Hotopp
    Institute for Genomic Research, J Craig Venter Institute, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Science 317:1753-6. 2007
    ..Therefore, heritable lateral gene transfer occurs into eukaryotic hosts from their prokaryote symbionts, potentially providing a mechanism for acquisition of new genes and functions...
  15. ncbi request reprint First sequenced genome of a parasitic nematode
    Elodie Ghedin
    Parasite Genomics, The Institute for Genomic Research, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Trends Parasitol 20:151-3. 2004
  16. pmc Draft genome of the filarial nematode parasite Brugia malayi
    Elodie Ghedin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Science 317:1756-60. 2007
    ..malayi to niches in its human and vector hosts and insights into the molecular basis of a mutualistic relationship with its Wolbachia endosymbiont. These findings offer a foundation for rational drug design...