Rachel Zufferey

Summary

Affiliation: St. John's University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The N-terminal domain and glycosomal localization of Leishmania initial acyltransferase LmDAT are important for lipophosphoglycan synthesis
    Gada K Al-Ani
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27802. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Characterization of a compensatory mutant of Leishmania major that lacks ether lipids but exhibits normal growth, and G418 and hygromycin resistance
    Rachel Zufferey
    Department of Biological Sciences, St John s University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica, NY 11439, USA
    Exp Parasitol 130:200-4. 2012
  3. pmc Leishmania dihydroxyacetonephosphate acyltransferase LmDAT is important for ether lipid biosynthesis but not for the integrity of detergent resistant membranes
    Rachel Zufferey
    Department of Biological Sciences, St John s University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica, NY 11439, USA
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 168:177-85. 2009

Collaborators

  • Gada K Al-Ani
  • Tongtong Zhu
  • Nipul Patel
  • Karim A Pirani
  • Subbhalakshmi Dhalladoo

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc The N-terminal domain and glycosomal localization of Leishmania initial acyltransferase LmDAT are important for lipophosphoglycan synthesis
    Gada K Al-Ani
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27802. 2011
    ..These results emphasize the importance of this enzyme's compartmentalization in the glycosome for the generation of lipophosphoglycan and parasite's biology...
  2. doi request reprint Characterization of a compensatory mutant of Leishmania major that lacks ether lipids but exhibits normal growth, and G418 and hygromycin resistance
    Rachel Zufferey
    Department of Biological Sciences, St John s University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica, NY 11439, USA
    Exp Parasitol 130:200-4. 2012
    ..Surprisingly, its sensitivity to aminoglycoside based antibiotics G418 and hygromycin was lower than that of the null mutant, wild type and complemented line...
  3. pmc Leishmania dihydroxyacetonephosphate acyltransferase LmDAT is important for ether lipid biosynthesis but not for the integrity of detergent resistant membranes
    Rachel Zufferey
    Department of Biological Sciences, St John s University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica, NY 11439, USA
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 168:177-85. 2009
    ..Last, despite the fact that LmDAT is important for virulence the null mutant still exhibited the typical characteristics of metacyclics...