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2019

Transcriptome, proteome and draft genome of Euglena gracilis

Ebenezer, T. G., Zoltner, M., Burrel, A., Nenarokova, A., Novak Vanclova, A., Prasad, B., Soukal, P., Santana-Molina, C., O'Neill, E., Nankissoor, N., Vadakedath, N., Daiker, V., Obado, S., Silva Pereira, S., Jackson, A., Devos, D., Lukes, J., Lebert, M., Vaughan, S., Hampl, V. & 5 others, Carrington, M., Ginger, M., Dacks, J., Kelly, S. & Field, M., 7 Feb 2019, In : BMC Biology. 17, 1, 23 p., 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Citations (Scopus)
2018

A Centriolar FGR1 Oncogene Partner-Like Protein Required for Paraflagellar Rod Assembly, But Not Axoneme Assembly in African Trypanosomes: Trypanosome FOPL function

Harmer, J., Towers, K., Addison, M., Vaughan, S., Ginger, M. L. & McKean, P. G., 1 Jul 2018, In : Open Biology. 8, 7, 13 p., 170218.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Farming, slaving and enslavement: Histories of endosymbioses during kinetoplastid evolution

Harmer, J., Yurchenko, V., Nenarokova, A., Lukeš, J. & Ginger, M., 1 Sep 2018, In : Parasitology. 145, 10, p. 1311-1323 13 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Variation in Basal Body Localisation and Targeting of Trypanosome RP2 and FOR20 Proteins

Harmer, J., Qi, X., Toniolo, G., Patel, A., Shaw, H., Benson, F. E., Ginger, M. L. & McKean, P. G., 1 Aug 2017, In : Protist. 168, 4, p. 452-466 15 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Kinetoplastid Phylogenomics Reveals the Evolutionary Innovations Associated with the Origins of Parasitism

Jackson, A. P., Otto, T. D., Aslett, M., Armstrong, S. D., Bringaud, F., Schlacht, A., Hartley, C., Sanders, M., Wastling, J. M., Dacks, J. B., Acosta-Serrano, A., Field, M. C., Ginger, M. L. & Berriman, M., 25 Jan 2016, In : Current Biology. 26, 2, p. 161-172 12 p.

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Open Access
59 Citations (Scopus)

Peroxisomes in parasitic protists

Gabaldón, T., Ginger, M. L. & Michels, P. A. M., Sep 2016, In : Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 209, 1-2, p. 35-45 11 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Modulation of flagellum attachment zone protein FLAM3 and regulation of the cell shape in Trypanosoma brucei life cycle transitions

Sunter, J. D., Benz, C., Andre, J., Whipple, S., McKean, P. G., Gull, K., Ginger, M. L. & Lukeš, J., 15 Aug 2015, In : Journal of Cell Science. 128, 16, p. 3117-30 14 p.

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Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)

TrypanoCyc: A community-led biochemical pathways database for Trypanosoma brucei

Shameer, S., Logan-Klumpler, F. J., Vinson, F., Cottret, L., Merlet, B., Achcar, F., Boshart, M., Berriman, M., Breitling, R., Bringaud, F., Bütikofer, P., Cattanach, A. M., Bannerman-Chukualim, B., Creek, D. J., Crouch, K., De Koning, H. P., Denise, H., Ebikeme, C., Fairlamb, A. H., Ferguson, M. A. J. & 21 others, Ginger, M. L., Hertz-Fowler, C., Kerkhoven, E. J., Mäser, P., Michels, P. A. M., Nayak, A., Nes, D. W., Nolan, D. P., Olsen, C., Silva-Franco, F., Smith, T. K., Taylor, M. C., Tielens, A. G. M., Urbaniak, M. D., Van Hellemond, J. J., Vincent, I. M., Wilkinson, S. R., Wyllie, S., Opperdoes, F. R., Barrett, M. P. & Jourdan, F., 28 Jan 2015, In : Nucleic Acids Research. 43, D1, p. D637-D644 8 p.

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Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)
2014

An alternative model for the role of RP2 protein in flagellum assembly in the African trypanosome

Andre, J., Kerry, L., Qi, X., Hawkins, E., Drižyte, K., Ginger, M. L. & McKean, P. G., 3 Jan 2014, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289, 1, p. 464-475 12 p.

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Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

Eukaryotic flagella: Variations in form, function, and composition during evolution

Moran, J., McKean, P. G. & Ginger, M. L., 1 Dec 2014, In : BioScience. 64, 12, p. 1103-1114 12 p.

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Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for loss of a partial flagellar glycolytic pathway during trypanosomatid evolution

Brown, R. W. B., Collingridge, P. W., Gull, K., Rigden, D. J. & Ginger, M. L., 22 Jul 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 7, 13 p., e103026.

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Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modulation of a cytoskeletal calpain-like protein induces major transitions in trypanosome morphology

Hayes, P., Varga, V., Olego-Fernandez, S., Sunter, J., Ginger, M. L. & Gull, K., 2014, In : Journal of Cell Biology. 206, 3, p. 377-384 8 p.

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Open Access
33 Citations (Scopus)

Protein moonlighting in parasitic protists

Ginger, M. L., Dec 2014, In : Biochemical Society Transactions. 42, 6, p. 1734-1739 6 p.

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Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Calmodulin is Required for Paraflagellar Rod Assembly and Flagellum-Cell Body Attachment in Trypanosomes

Ginger, M. L., Collingridge, P. W., Brown, R. W. B., Sproat, R., Shaw, M. K. & Gull, K., 1 Jul 2013, In : Protist. 164, 4, p. 528-540 13 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Divergence of Erv1-associated mitochondrial import and export pathways in trypanosomes and anaerobic protists

Basu, S., Leonard, J. C., Desai, N., Mavridou, D. A. I., Tang, K. H., Goddard, A. D., Ginger, M. L., Lukeš, J. & Allen, J. W. A., 1 Feb 2013, In : Eukaryotic Cell. 12, 2, p. 343-355 13 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Genome of Acanthamoeba castellanii highlights extensive lateral gene transfer and early evolution of tyrosine kinase signaling

Clarke, M., Lohan, A. J., Liu, B., Lagkouvardos, I., Roy, S., Zafar, N., Bertelli, C., Schilde, C., Kianianmomeni, A., Bürglin, T. R., Frech, C., Turcotte, B., Kopec, K. O., Synnott, J. M., Choo, C., Paponov, I., Finkler, A., Heng Tan, C. S., Hutchins, A. P., Weinmeier, T. & 22 others, Rattei, T., Chu, J. S. C., Gimenez, G., Irimia, M., Rigden, D. J., Fitzpatrick, D. A., Lorenzo-Morales, J., Bateman, A., Chiu, C. H., Tang, P., Hegemann, P., Fromm, H., Raoult, D., Greub, G., Miranda-Saavedra, D., Chen, N., Nash, P., Ginger, M. L., Horn, M., Schaap, P., Caler, L. & Loftus, B. J., 1 Feb 2013, In : Genome Biology. 14, 2, R11.

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164 Citations (Scopus)

The tubulin cofactor C family member TBCCD1 orchestrates cytoskeletal filament formation

André, J., Harrison, S., Towers, K., Qi, X., Vaughan, S., McKean, P. G. & Ginger, M. L., 1 Dec 2013, In : Journal of Cell Science. 126, Pt 23, p. 5350-5356 7 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Antigenic diversity is generated by distinct evolutionary mechanisms in African trypanosome species

Jackson, A. P., Berry, A., Aslett, M., Allison, H. C., Burton, P., Vavrova-Anderson, J., Brown, R., Browne, H., Corton, N., Hauser, H., Gamble, J., Gilderthorp, R., Marcello, L., McQuillan, J., Otto, T. D., Quail, M. A., Sanders, M. J., Van Tonder, A., Ginger, M. L., Field, M. C. & 3 others, Barry, J. D., Hertz-Fowler, C. & Berriman, M., 28 Feb 2012, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109, 9, p. 3416-3421 6 p.

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90 Citations (Scopus)

Probing why trypanosomes assemble atypical cytochrome c with an AxxCH haem-binding motif instead of CxxCH

Ginger, M. L., Sam, K. A. & Allen, J. W. A., 1 Dec 2012, In : Biochemical Journal. 448, 2, p. 253-260 8 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
2011

The Naegleria genome: A free-living microbial eukaryote lends unique insights into core eukaryotic cell biology

Fritz-Laylin, L. K., Ginger, M. L., Walsh, C., Dawson, S. C. & Fulton, C., 1 Jul 2011, In : Research in Microbiology. 162, 6, p. 607-618 12 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)
2010

The Genome of Naegleria gruberi Illuminates Early Eukaryotic Versatility

Fritz-Laylin, L. K., Prochnik, S. E., Ginger, M. L., Dacks, J. B., Carpenter, M. L., Field, M. C., Kuo, A., Paredez, A., Chapman, J., Pham, J., Shu, S., Neupane, R., Cipriano, M., Mancuso, J., Tu, H., Salamov, A., Lindquist, E., Shapiro, H., Lucas, S., Grigoriev, I. V. & 4 others, Cande, W. Z., Fulton, C., Rokhsar, D. S. & Dawson, S. C., 5 Mar 2010, In : Cell. 140, 5, p. 631-642 12 p.

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271 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Autophagy in protists: Examples of secondary loss, lineage-specific innovations, and the conundrum of remodeling a single mitochondrion

Rigden, D. J., Michels, P. A. & Ginger, M. L., 16 Aug 2009, In : Autophagy. 5, 6, p. 784-794 11 p.

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36 Citations (Scopus)

Cell Morphogenesis of Trypanosoma brucei Requires the Paralogous, Differentially Expressed Calpain-related Proteins CAP5.5 and CAP5.5V

Olego-Fernandez, S., Vaughan, S., Shaw, M. K., Gull, K. & Ginger, M. L., 1 Nov 2009, In : Protist. 160, 4, p. 576-590 15 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)

Structure of a trypanosomatid mitochondrial cytochrome c with heme attached via only one thioether bond and implications for the substrate recognition requirements of heme lyase

Fülöp, V., Sam, K. A., Ferguson, S. J., Ginger, M. L. & Allen, J. W. A., 1 May 2009, In : FEBS Journal. 276, 10, p. 2822-2832 11 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Variant c-type cytochromes as probes of the substrate specificity of the E. coli cytochrome c maturation (Ccm) apparatus

Allen, J. W. A., Sawyer, E. B., Ginger, M. L., Barker, P. D. & Ferguson, S. J., 1 Apr 2009, In : Biochemical Journal. 419, 1, p. 177-184 8 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Ancestral roles of eukaryotic frataxin: Mitochondrial frataxin function and heterologous expression of hydrogenosomal Trichomonas homologues in trypanosomes

Long, S., Jirků, M., Mach, J., Ginger, M. L., Sutak, R., Richardson, D., Tachezy, J. & Lukeš, J., 1 Jul 2008, In : Molecular Microbiology. 69, 1, p. 94-109 16 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Distinctive biochemistry in the trypanosome mitochondrial intermembrane space suggests a model for stepwise evolution of the MIA pathway for import of cysteine-rich proteins

Allen, J. W. A., Ferguson, S. J. & Ginger, M. L., 20 Aug 2008, In : FEBS Letters. 582, 19, p. 2817-2825 9 p.

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39 Citations (Scopus)
2007

RNA interference mutant induction in vivo demonstrates the essential nature of trypanosome flagellar function during mammalian infection

Griffiths, S., Portman, N., Taylor, P. R., Gordon, S., Ginger, M. L. & Gull, K., 1 Jul 2007, In : Eukaryotic Cell. 6, 7, p. 1248-1250 3 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Flagellar motility is required for the viability of the bloodstream trypanosome

Broadhead, R., Dawe, H. R., Farr, H., Griffiths, S., Hart, S. R., Portman, N., Shaw, M. K., Ginger, M. L., Gaskell, S. J., McKean, P. G. & Gull, K., 9 Mar 2006, In : Nature. 440, 7081, p. 224-227 4 p.

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348 Citations (Scopus)

Trypanosome IFT mutants provide insight into the motor location for mobility of the flagella connector and flagellar membrane formation

Davidge, J. A., Chambers, E., Dickinson, H. A., Towers, K., Ginger, M. L., McKean, P. G. & Gull, K., 1 Oct 2006, In : Journal of Cell Science. 119, 19, p. 3935-3943 9 p.

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74 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Complexity and diversity in c-type cytochrome biognenesis systems

Allen, J. W. A., Ginger, M. L. & Ferguson, S. J., 1 Feb 2005, In : Biochemical Society Transactions. 33, 1, p. 145-146 2 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Intracellular positioning of isoforms explains an unusually large adenylate kinase gene family in the parasite Trypanosoma brucei

Ginger, M. L., Ngazoa, E. S., Pereira, C. A., Pullen, T. J., Kabiri, M., Becker, K., Gull, K. & Steverding, D., 25 Mar 2005, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 280, 12, p. 11781-11789 9 p.

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41 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Maturation of the unusual single-cysteine (XXXCH) mitochondrial c-type cytochromes found in trypanosomatids must occur through a novel biogenesis pathway

Allen, J. W. A., Ginger, M. L. & Ferguson, S. J., 1 Nov 2004, In : Biochemical Journal. 383, 3, p. 537-542 6 p.

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53 Citations (Scopus)

Protein targeting of an unusual, evolutionarily conserved adenylate kinase to a eukaryotic flagellum

Pullen, T. J., Ginger, M. L., Gaskell, S. J. & Gull, K., 1 Jul 2004, In : Molecular Biology of the Cell. 15, 7, p. 3257-3265 9 p.

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57 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Ex vivo and in vitro identification of a consensus promoter for VSG genes expressed by metacyclic-stage trypanosomes in the tsetse fly

Ginger, M. L., Blundell, P. A., Lewis, A. M., Browitt, A., Günzl, A. & Barry, J. D., 1 Dec 2002, In : Eukaryotic Cell. 1, 6, p. 1000-1009 10 p.

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Open Access
32 Citations (Scopus)

Ku is important for telomere maintenance, but not for differential expression of telomeric VSG genes, in African trypanosomes

Conway, C., McCulloch, R., Ginger, M. L., Robinson, N. P., Browitt, A. & David Barry, J., 14 Jun 2002, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 277, 24, p. 21269-21277 9 p.

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57 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Organic matter assimilation and selective feeding by holothurians in the deep sea: Some observations and comments

Ginger, M. L., Billett, D. S. M., Mackenzie, K. L., Konstandinos, K., Neto, R. R., Boardman, D., Santos, V. L. C. S., Horsfall, I. M. & Wolff, G., 1 Jan 2001, In : Progress in Oceanography. 50, 1-4, p. 407-421 15 p.

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76 Citations (Scopus)

The Biosynthetic Incorporation of the Intact Leucine Skeleton into Sterol by the Trypanosomatid Leishmania mexicana

Ginger, M. L., Chance, M. L., Sadler, I. H. & Goad, L. J., 13 Apr 2001, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 276, 15, p. 11674-11682 9 p.

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52 Citations (Scopus)
2000

A preliminary investigation of the lipids of abyssal holothurians from the north-east Atlantic Ocean

Ginger, M. L., Santos, V. L. C. S. & Wolff, G. A., 1 Feb 2000, In : Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 80, 1, p. 139-146 8 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization of leucine and acetate as carbon sources for sterol and fatty acid biosynthesis by Old and New World Leishmania species, Endotrypanum monterogeii and Trypanosoma cruzi

Ginger, M. L., Prescott, M. C., Reynolds, D. G., Chance, M. L. & Goad, J. L., 30 May 2000, In : European Journal of Biochemistry. 267, 9, p. 2555-2566 12 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Elucidation of carbon sources used for the biosynthesis of fatty acids and sterols in the trypanosomatid Leishmania mexicana

Ginger, M. L., Chance, M. L. & Goad, L. J., 1 Sep 1999, In : Biochemical Journal. 342, 2, p. 397-405 9 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)
1996

Carbon sources for fatty acid and sterol biosynthesis in Leishmania species

Ginger, M. L., Chance, M. L. & Goad, L. J., 1 Aug 1996, In : Biochemical Society Transactions. 24, 3

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3 Citations (Scopus)