Johanna M Porter-Kelley
Affiliation: Winston-Salem State University
- Plasmodium yoelii: axenic development of the parasite mosquito stagesJohanna M Porter-Kelley
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Exp Parasitol 112:99-108. 2006..Our cell free system for development of the mosquito stages of P. yoelii provides a simplified approach to generate sporozoites that may be for biological assays and genetic manipulations...
- Peptide mimics as surrogate immunogens of mosquito midgut carbohydrate malaria transmission blocking targetsRhoel R Dinglasan
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 20 Penn Street, HSF2 414, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Vaccine 23:2717-24. 2005..Therefore, it is imperative that peptides not only need to be functional mimics but also complete mimotopes to effectively direct the vertebrate immune response towards the nominal, protective carbohydrate epitope on mosquito microvilli...
- LdARF1 in trafficking and structural maintenance of the trans-Golgi cisternal network in the protozoan pathogen Leishmania donovaniJohanna M Porter-Kelley
Cell Biology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 0425, USA
Traffic 5:868-83. 2004..These results show that Ld ARF1 is transiently associated with the Golgi network and plays a role in the structural maintenance of this organelle in these important human pathogens...