Five main publications (2008-2013)


1. Jiang L, Mu J, Zhang Q, Ni T, Srinivasan P, Rayavara K, Yang W, Turner L, Lavstsen T, Theander TG, Peng W, Wei G, Jing Q, Wakabayashi Y, Bansal A, Luo Y, Ribeiro JM, Scherf A, Aravind L, Zhu J, Zhao K, Miller LH. PfSETvs methylation of histone H3K36 represses virulence genes in Plasmodium falciparum. Nature. 2013 Jul 11;499(7457):223-7.


2. Mancio-Silva, L., Lopez-Rubio J.J. Claes, A. and Scherf A.  Sir2a regulates rRNA transcription and multiplication rate in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Nature Communication 2013;4:1530. doi: 10.1038/ncomms2539.


3. Zhang Q, Huang Y, Zhang Y, Fang X, Claes A, Duchateau M, Namane A, Lopez-Rubio JJ, Pan W, Scherf A. A critical role of perinuclear filamentous actin in spatial repositioning and mutually exclusive expression of virulence genes in malaria parasites. Cell Host Microbe. 2011 Nov 17;10(5):451-63


4. Porcherie, A., Mathieu, C., Peronet, R., Schneider, E., Claver, J., Commere, P. H., Kiefer-Biasizzo, H., Karasuyama, H., Milon, G., Dy, M., Kinet, J. P., Louis, J., Blank, U., and Mecheri, S. (2011) Critical role of the neutrophil-associated high-affinity receptor for IgE in the pathogenesis of experimental cerebral malaria, J Exp Med 208, 2225-2236.


5. Lopez-Rubio JJ, Mancio-Silva L, Scherf A. Genome-wide analysis of heterochromatin associates clonally variant gene regulation with perinuclear repressive centers in malaria parasites. Cell Host Microbe. 2009 Feb 19;5(2):179-90.


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Updated on 24/02/2014

Our unit is a member of the Inserm U1201 unit, as well as a CNRS "Equipe de recherche labellisée" (ERL 9195).  It is also a member of the French Network of Excellence on Parasitology (LabEx) ParaFrap whose scientific directors are Frédéric Bringaud, Artur Scherf and Stan Tomavo.



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