Claudia S Copeland

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Affiliation: Tulane University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The Sinbad retrotransposon from the genome of the human blood fluke, Schistosoma mansoni, and the distribution of related Pao-like elements
    Claudia S Copeland
    Department of Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 5:20. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Genomic organization of the Schistosoma mansoni aspartic protease gene, a platyhelminth orthologue of mammalian lysosomal cathepsin D
    Maria E Morales
    Department of Tropical Medicine, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Gene 338:99-109. 2004
  3. pmc Boudicca, a retrovirus-like long terminal repeat retrotransposon from the genome of the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni
    Claudia S Copeland
    Department of Tropical Medicine, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Virol 77:6153-66. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Both sense and antisense strands of the LTR of the Schistosoma mansoni Pao-like retrotransposon Sinbad drive luciferase expression
    Claudia S Copeland
    Department of Tropical Medicine, and Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Mol Genet Genomics 277:161-70. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Differential identification of Ascogregarina species (Apicomplexa: Lecudinidae) in Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) by polymerase chain reaction
    Maria E Morales
    Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112, USA
    J Parasitol 91:1352-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Structural and evolutionary analysis of the transcribed sequence of Boudicca, a Schistosoma mansoni retrotransposon
    Claudia S Copeland
    Department of Molecular Parasitology, Institute for Biology, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Gene 329:103-14. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The fugitive LTR retrotransposon from the genome of the human blood fluke, Schistosoma mansoni
    Thewarach Laha
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Int J Parasitol 34:1365-75. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Identification of the Boudicca and Sinbad retrotransposons in the genome of the human blood fluke Schistosoma haematobium
    Claudia S Copeland
    United States Department of Agriculture, Associated Research Service, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 101:565-71. 2006

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Publications8

  1. pmc The Sinbad retrotransposon from the genome of the human blood fluke, Schistosoma mansoni, and the distribution of related Pao-like elements
    Claudia S Copeland
    Department of Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 5:20. 2005
    ..It is becoming apparent that numerous LTR retrotransposons and other mobile genetic elements have colonized the genome of the human blood fluke, Schistosoma mansoni...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genomic organization of the Schistosoma mansoni aspartic protease gene, a platyhelminth orthologue of mammalian lysosomal cathepsin D
    Maria E Morales
    Department of Tropical Medicine, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Gene 338:99-109. 2004
    ..Taken together, these features indicated that schistosome cathepsin D is a platyhelminth orthologue of mammalian lysosomal cathepsin D...
  3. pmc Boudicca, a retrovirus-like long terminal repeat retrotransposon from the genome of the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni
    Claudia S Copeland
    Department of Tropical Medicine, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Virol 77:6153-66. 2003
    ..By reverse transcription-PCR, mRNA transcripts were detected in the sporocyst, cercaria, and adult developmental stages of S. mansoni, indicating that Boudicca is actively transcribed in this trematode...
  4. ncbi request reprint Both sense and antisense strands of the LTR of the Schistosoma mansoni Pao-like retrotransposon Sinbad drive luciferase expression
    Claudia S Copeland
    Department of Tropical Medicine, and Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Mol Genet Genomics 277:161-70. 2007
    ..The ability of the Sinbad LTR to transcribe in both its forward and inverted orientation represents one of few documented examples of bidirectional promotor function...
  5. ncbi request reprint Differential identification of Ascogregarina species (Apicomplexa: Lecudinidae) in Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) by polymerase chain reaction
    Maria E Morales
    Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112, USA
    J Parasitol 91:1352-7. 2005
    ..Together, these assays allow whole mosquitoes to be tested for the presence of Ascogregarina species as well as identification of both A. culicis and A. taiwanensis singly or in dual infections...
  6. ncbi request reprint Structural and evolutionary analysis of the transcribed sequence of Boudicca, a Schistosoma mansoni retrotransposon
    Claudia S Copeland
    Department of Molecular Parasitology, Institute for Biology, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Gene 329:103-14. 2004
    ..In addition, phylogenetic analysis targeting discrete domains of Boudicca revealed a generalized radiation in sequences among the multiple copies of Boudicca resident in the schistosome genome...
  7. ncbi request reprint The fugitive LTR retrotransposon from the genome of the human blood fluke, Schistosoma mansoni
    Thewarach Laha
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Int J Parasitol 34:1365-75. 2004
    ..mansoni, while bioinformatics approaches and Southern hybridisation analysis indicated that as many as 2000 copies of the fugitive were interspersed throughout the schistosome genome...
  8. ncbi request reprint Identification of the Boudicca and Sinbad retrotransposons in the genome of the human blood fluke Schistosoma haematobium
    Claudia S Copeland
    United States Department of Agriculture, Associated Research Service, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 101:565-71. 2006
    ..haematobium. Furthermore, low stringency Southern hybridization analyses suggested that a Boudicca-like retrotransposon was present in the genome of B. truncatus, the snail host of S. haematobium...