Dr Lesley Sakyi

Infection Biology

    Publications

    2019

    THE TICK CELL BIOBANK: TICK AND OTHER ARTHROPOD CELL LINES FOR TROPICAL MEDICINE RESEARCH (Conference Paper)

    Bell-Sakyi, L., Al-Khafaji, A., Hartley, C., Darby, A., Baylis, M., & Makepeace, B. L. (2019). THE TICK CELL BIOBANK: TICK AND OTHER ARTHROPOD CELL LINES FOR TROPICAL MEDICINE RESEARCH. In TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE Vol. 113 (pp. S102). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    Folate pathway modulation in Rhipicephalus ticks in response to infection. (Journal article)

    Dias, F., Couto, J., Ferrolho, J., Seron, G. S., Bell-Sakyi, L., Antunes, S., & Domingos, A. (2019). Folate pathway modulation in Rhipicephalus ticks in response to infection.. Transboundary and emerging diseases. doi:10.1111/tbed.13231

    DOI: 10.1111/tbed.13231

    Emergence of human infection with Jingmen tick virus in China: A retrospective study (Journal article)

    Jia, N., Liu, H. -B., Ni, X. -B., Bell-Sakyi, L., Zheng, Y. -C., Song, J. -L., . . . Cao, W. -C. (2019). Emergence of human infection with Jingmen tick virus in China: A retrospective study. EBIOMEDICINE, 43, 317-324. doi:10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.04.004

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.04.004

    Cultivation of the causative agent of human neoehrlichiosis from clinical isolates identifies vascular endothelium as a target of infection (Journal article)

    Wass, L., Grankvist, A., Bell-Sakyi, L., Bergstrom, M., Ulfhammer, E., Lingblom, C., & Wenneras, C. (2019). Cultivation of the causative agent of human neoehrlichiosis from clinical isolates identifies vascular endothelium as a target of infection. EMERGING MICROBES & INFECTIONS, 8(1), 413-425. doi:10.1080/22221751.2019.1584017

    DOI: 10.1080/22221751.2019.1584017

    Hazara nairovirus elicits differential induction of apoptosis and nucleocapsid protein cleavage in mammalian and tick cells (Journal article)

    Fuller, J., Surtees, R. A., Shaw, A. B., Alvarez-Rodriguez, B., Slack, G. S., Bell-Sakyi, L., . . . Barr, J. N. (2019). Hazara nairovirus elicits differential induction of apoptosis and nucleocapsid protein cleavage in mammalian and tick cells. JOURNAL OF GENERAL VIROLOGY, 100(3), 392-402. doi:10.1099/jgv.0.001211

    DOI: 10.1099/jgv.0.001211

    Isolation of known and potentially pathogenic tick-borne microorganisms from European ixodid ticks using tick cell lines (Journal article)

    Palomar, A. M., Premchand-Branker, S., Alberdi, P., Belova, O. A., Moniuszko-Malinowska, A., Kahl, O., & Bell-Sakyi, L. (2019). Isolation of known and potentially pathogenic tick-borne microorganisms from European ixodid ticks using tick cell lines. TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES, 10(3), 628-638. doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2019.02.008

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2019.02.008

    AMBLYOMMA VARIEGATUM, VECTOR OF AFRICAN TICK-BITE FEVER, CONTAINS AN INTEGRATED RICKETTSIA AFRICAE CHROMOSOME IN ITS NUCLEAR GENOME (Conference Paper)

    Darby, A. C., Al-Khafaji, A. M., Whitehead, M., Hartley, C. S., Robinson, G., Armstrong, S. D., . . . Makepeace, B. (2019). AMBLYOMMA VARIEGATUM, VECTOR OF AFRICAN TICK-BITE FEVER, CONTAINS AN INTEGRATED RICKETTSIA AFRICAE CHROMOSOME IN ITS NUCLEAR GENOME. In AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE Vol. 101 (pp. 211). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    2018

    Ticks as potential vectors of Mycobacterium leprae: Use of tick cell lines to culture the bacilli and generate transgenic strains. (Journal article)

    Ferreira, J. D. S., Souza, D. A., Santos, J. P., Ribeiro, C. C. D. U., Baêta, B. A., Teixeira, R. C., . . . Lara, F. A. (2018). Ticks as potential vectors of Mycobacterium leprae: Use of tick cell lines to culture the bacilli and generate transgenic strains.. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 12(12), e0007001. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0007001

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007001

    The DEVD motif of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus nucleoprotein is essential for viral replication in tick cells. (Journal article)

    Salata, C., Monteil, V., Karlberg, H., Celestino, M., Devignot, S., Leijon, M., . . . Mirazimi, A. (2018). The DEVD motif of Crimean- Congo hemorrhagic fever virus nucleoprotein is essential for viral replication in tick cells. EMERGING MICROBES & INFECTIONS, 7. doi:10.1038/s41426-018-0192-0

    DOI: 10.1038/s41426-018-0192-0

    Meeting the challenge of tick-borne disease control: A proposal for 1000 Ixodes genomes (Journal article)

    Murgia, M. V., Bell-Sakyi, L., de la Fuente, J., Kurtti, T. J., Makepeace, B. L., Mans, B., . . . Hill, C. A. (2019). Meeting the challenge of tick-borne disease control: A proposal for 1000 Ixodes genomes. TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES, 10(1), 213-218. doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2018.08.009

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2018.08.009

    Exposure to amitraz, fipronil and permethrin affects cell viability and ABC transporter gene expression in an Ixodes ricinus cell line (Journal article)

    Mangia, C., Vismarra, A., Genchi, M., Epis, S., Bandi, C., Grandi, G., . . . Kramer, L. (2018). Exposure to amitraz, fipronil and permethrin affects cell viability and ABC transporter gene expression in an Ixodes ricinus cell line. PARASITES & VECTORS, 11. doi:10.1186/s13071-018-3020-4

    DOI: 10.1186/s13071-018-3020-4

    The Tick Cell Biobank: A global resource for in vitro research on ticks, other arthropods and the pathogens they transmit (Journal article)

    Bell-Sakyi, L., Darby, A., Baylis, M., & Makepeace, B. L. (2018). The Tick Cell Biobank: A global resource for in vitro research on ticks, other arthropods and the pathogens they transmit. TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES, 9(5), 1364-1371. doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2018.05.015

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2018.05.015

    Trypanosoma amblyommi sp. nov. (Protozoa: Kinetoplastida) isolated from Amblyomma brasiliense (Acari: Ixodidae) ticks in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Journal article)

    Marotta, C. R., Dos Santos, P. N., Cordeiro, M. D., Da S Barros, J. H., Bell-Sakyi, L., & Fonseca, A. H. (2018). Trypanosoma amblyommi sp. nov. (Protozoa: Kinetoplastida) isolated from Amblyomma brasiliense (Acari: Ixodidae) ticks in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.. Parasitology open, 4. doi:10.1017/pao.2017.17

    DOI: 10.1017/pao.2017.17

    Trypanosoma rhipicephalis sp. nov. (Protozoa: Kinetoplastida) isolated from Rhipicephalus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Journal article)

    Marotta, C., Dos Santos, P., Cordeiro, M., Matos, P., Barros, J., Madeira, M., . . . Fonseca, A. (2018). Trypanosoma rhipicephalis sp. nov. (Protozoa: Kinetoplastida) isolated from Rhipicephalus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.. Parasitology Open. doi:10.1017/pao.2017.17

    DOI: 10.1017/pao.2017.17

    2017

    Tick-borne pathogens induce differential expression of genes promoting cell survival and host resistance in Ixodes ricinus cells (Journal article)

    Mansfield, K. L., Cook, C., Ellis, R. J., Bell-Sakyi, L., Johnson, N., Alberdi, P., . . . Fooks, A. R. (2017). Tick-borne pathogens induce differential expression of genes promoting cell survival and host resistance in Ixodes ricinus cells. PARASITES & VECTORS, 10. doi:10.1186/s13071-017-2011-1

    DOI: 10.1186/s13071-017-2011-1

    Genome scaffolding and annotation for the pathogen vector Ixodes ricinus by ultra-long single molecule sequencing (Journal article)

    Cramaro, W. J., Hunewald, O. E., Bell-Sakyi, L., & Muller, C. P. (2017). Genome scaffolding and annotation for the pathogen vector Ixodes ricinus by ultra-long single molecule sequencing. PARASITES & VECTORS, 10. doi:10.1186/s13071-017-2008-9

    DOI: 10.1186/s13071-017-2008-9

    Guidelines for the Direct Detection of Anaplasma spp. in Diagnosis and Epidemiological Studies (Journal article)

    Silaghi, C., Santos, A. S., Gomes, J., Christova, I., Matei, I. A., Walder, G., . . . Dumler, J. S. (2017). Guidelines for the Direct Detection of Anaplasma spp. in Diagnosis and Epidemiological Studies. VECTOR-BORNE AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES, 17(1), 12-22. doi:10.1089/vbz.2016.1960

    DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2016.1960

    Initiation of primary cell cultures from embryonic Haemaphysalis bispinosa ticks (Journal article)

    Lim, F. -S., Khoo, J. -J., Chen, F., Bell-Sakyi, L., Khor, C. -S., Chang, L. -Y., & Abu Bakar, S. (2017). Initiation of primary cell cultures from embryonic Haemaphysalis bispinosa ticks. SYSTEMATIC AND APPLIED ACAROLOGY, 22(3), 323-332. doi:10.11158/saa.22.3.1

    DOI: 10.11158/saa.22.3.1

    2016

    Properties of the tick-borne encephalitis virus population during persistent infection of ixodid ticks and tick cell lines (Journal article)

    Belova, O. A., Litov, A. G., Kholodilov, I. S., Kozlovskaya, L. I., Bell-Sakyi, L., Romanova, L. I., & Karganova, G. G. (2017). Properties of the tick-borne encephalitis virus population during persistent infection of ixodid ticks and tick cell lines. TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES, 8(6), 895-906. doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2017.07.008

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2017.07.008

    Microscopic Visualisation of Zoonotic Arbovirus Replication in Tick Cell and Organ Cultures Using Semliki Forest Virus Reporter Systems. (Journal article)

    Bell-Sakyi, L., Weisheit, S., Rückert, C., Barry, G., Fazakerley, J., & Fragkoudis, R. (2016). Microscopic Visualisation of Zoonotic Arbovirus Replication in Tick Cell and Organ Cultures Using Semliki Forest Virus Reporter Systems.. Veterinary sciences, 3(4). doi:10.3390/vetsci3040028

    DOI: 10.3390/vetsci3040028

    Identification of a novel beta-adrenergic octopamine receptor-like gene (beta AOR-like) and increased ATP-binding cassette B10 (ABCB10) expression in a Rhipicephalus microplus cell line derived from acaricide-resistant ticks (Journal article)

    Koh-Tan, H. H. C., Strachan, E., Cooper, K., Bell-Sakyi, L., & Jonsson, N. N. (2016). Identification of a novel beta-adrenergic octopamine receptor-like gene (beta AOR-like) and increased ATP-binding cassette B10 (ABCB10) expression in a Rhipicephalus microplus cell line derived from acaricide-resistant ticks. Parasites & Vectors, 9. doi:10.1186/s13071-016-1708-x

    DOI: 10.1186/s13071-016-1708-x

    Uukuniemi Virus as a Tick-Borne Virus Model (Journal article)

    Mazelier, M., Rouxel, R. N., Zumstein, M., Mancini, R., Bell-Sakyi, L., & Lozach, P. -Y. (2016). Uukuniemi Virus as a Tick-Borne Virus Model. JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY, 90(15), 6784-6798. doi:10.1128/JVI.00095-16

    DOI: 10.1128/JVI.00095-16

    Fluorescent membrane markers elucidate the association of Borrelia burgdorferi with tick cell lines (Journal article)

    Teixeira, R. C., Baeta, B. A., Ferreira, J. S., Medeiros, R. C., Maya-Monteiro, C. M., Lara, F. A., . . . Fonseca, A. H. (2016). Fluorescent membrane markers elucidate the association of Borrelia burgdorferi with tick cell lines. BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 49(7). doi:10.1590/1414-431X20165211

    DOI: 10.1590/1414-431X20165211

    Expression of a second open reading frame present in the genome of tick-borne encephalitis virus strain Neudoerfl is not detectable in infected cells (Journal article)

    Cerny, J., Selinger, M., Palus, M., Vavruskova, Z., Tykalova, H., Bell-Sakyi, L., . . . Ruzek, D. (2016). Expression of a second open reading frame present in the genome of tick-borne encephalitis virus strain Neudoerfl is not detectable in infected cells. VIRUS GENES, 52(3), 309-316. doi:10.1007/s11262-015-1273-y

    DOI: 10.1007/s11262-015-1273-y

    Growth of Ehrlichia canis, the causative agent of canine monocytic ehrlichiosis, in vector and non-vector ixodid tick cell lines (Journal article)

    Ferrolho, J., Simpson, J., Hawes, P., Zweygarth, E., & Bell-Sakyi, L. (2016). Growth of Ehrlichia canis, the causative agent of canine monocytic ehrlichiosis, in vector and non-vector ixodid tick cell lines. TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES, 7(4), 631-637. doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2016.01.013

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2016.01.013

    Evaluation of the in vitro expression of ATP binding-cassette (ABC) proteins in an Ixodes ricinus cell line exposed to ivermectin (Journal article)

    Mangia, C., Vismarra, A., Kramer, L., Bell-Sakyi, L., Porretta, D., Otranto, D., . . . Grandi, G. (2016). Evaluation of the in vitro expression of ATP binding-cassette (ABC) proteins in an Ixodes ricinus cell line exposed to ivermectin. PARASITES & VECTORS, 9. doi:10.1186/s13071-016-1497-2

    DOI: 10.1186/s13071-016-1497-2

    Virus Discovery Using Tick Cell Lines (Journal article)

    Bell-Sakyi, L., & Attoui, H. (2016). Virus Discovery Using Tick Cell Lines. EVOLUTIONARY BIOINFORMATICS, 12, 31-34. doi:10.4137/EBO.S39675

    DOI: 10.4137/EBO.S39675

    2015

    Integrated Metabolomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics Identifies Metabolic Pathways Affected by Anaplasma phagocytophilum Infection in Tick Cells (Journal article)

    Villar, M., Ayllon, N., Alberdi, P., Moreno, A., Moreno, M., Tobes, R., . . . de la Fuente, J. (2015). Integrated Metabolomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics Identifies Metabolic Pathways Affected by Anaplasma phagocytophilum Infection in Tick Cells. MOLECULAR & CELLULAR PROTEOMICS, 14(12), 3154-3172. doi:10.1074/mcp.M115.051938

    DOI: 10.1074/mcp.M115.051938

    Molecular, serological and in vitro culture-based characterization of Bourbon virus, a newly described human pathogen of the genus Thogotovirus (Journal article)

    Lambert, A. J., Velez, J. O., Brault, A. C., Calvert, A. E., Bell-Sakyi, L., Bosco-Lauth, A. M., . . . Kosoya, O. I. (2015). Molecular, serological and in vitro culture-based characterization of Bourbon virus, a newly described human pathogen of the genus Thogotovirus. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL VIROLOGY, 73, 127-132. doi:10.1016/j.jcv.2015.10.021

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jcv.2015.10.021

    Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes ricinus tick cell lines respond to infection with tick-borne encephalitis virus: transcriptomic and proteomic analysis (Journal article)

    Weisheit, S., Villar, M., Tykalova, H., Popara, M., Loecherbach, J., Watson, M., . . . Bell-Sakyi, L. (2015). Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes ricinus tick cell lines respond to infection with tick-borne encephalitis virus: transcriptomic and proteomic analysis. PARASITES & VECTORS, 8. doi:10.1186/s13071-015-1210-x

    DOI: 10.1186/s13071-015-1210-x

    Isolation and maintenance of Rickettsia raoultii in a Rhipicephalus sanguineus tick cell line (Journal article)

    Santibanez, S., Portillo, A., Palomar, A. M., Bell-Sakyi, L., Romero, L., & Oteo, J. A. (2015). Isolation and maintenance of Rickettsia raoultii in a Rhipicephalus sanguineus tick cell line. MICROBES AND INFECTION, 17(11-12), 866-869. doi:10.1016/j.micinf.2015.09.018

    DOI: 10.1016/j.micinf.2015.09.018

    Transgene expression in tick cells using Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Journal article)

    Machado-Ferreira, E., Balsemao-Pires, E., Dietrich, G., Hojgaard, A., Vizzoni, V. F., Scoles, G., . . . Soares, C. A. G. (2015). Transgene expression in tick cells using Agrobacterium tumefaciens. EXPERIMENTAL AND APPLIED ACAROLOGY, 67(2), 269-287. doi:10.1007/s10493-015-9949-5

    DOI: 10.1007/s10493-015-9949-5

    Propagation of the Israeli vaccine strain of Anaplasma centrale in tick cell lines (Journal article)

    Bell-Sakyi, L., Palomar, A. M., Bradford, E. L., & Shkap, V. (2015). Propagation of the Israeli vaccine strain of Anaplasma centrale in tick cell lines. VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY, 179(3-4), 270-276. doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2015.07.008

    DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2015.07.008

    Infection of Ixodes spp. tick cells with different Anaplasma phagocytophilum isolates induces the inhibition of apoptotic cell death (Journal article)

    Alberdi, P., Ayllon, N., Cabezas-Cruz, A., Bell-Sakyi, L., Zweygarth, E., Stuen, S., & de la Fuente, J. (2015). Infection of Ixodes spp. tick cells with different Anaplasma phagocytophilum isolates induces the inhibition of apoptotic cell death. TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES, 6(6), 758-767. doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.07.001

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.07.001

    Isolation and propagation of a Spiroplasma sp from Slovakian Ixodes ricinus ticks in Ixodes spp. cell lines (Journal article)

    Bell-Sakyi, L., Palomar, A. M., & Kazimirova, M. (2015). Isolation and propagation of a Spiroplasma sp from Slovakian Ixodes ricinus ticks in Ixodes spp. cell lines. TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES, 6(5), 601-606. doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.05.002

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.05.002

    Lumpy skin disease: Attempted propagation in tick cell lines and presence of viral DNA in field ticks collected from naturally-infected cattle (Journal article)

    Tuppurainen, E. S. M., Venter, E. H., Coetzer, J. A. W., & Bell-Sakyi, L. (2015). Lumpy skin disease: Attempted propagation in tick cell lines and presence of viral DNA in field ticks collected from naturally-infected cattle. TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES, 6(2), 134-140. doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2014.11.002

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2014.11.002

    Replication of boid inclusion body disease-associated arenaviruses is temperature sensitive in both boid and mammalian cells. (Journal article)

    Hepojoki, J., Kipar, A., Korzyukov, Y., Bell-Sakyi, L., Vapalahti, O., & Hetzel, U. (2015). Replication of boid inclusion body disease-associated arenaviruses is temperature sensitive in both boid and mammalian cells.. Journal of virology, 89(2), 1119-1128. doi:10.1128/JVI.03119-14

    DOI: 10.1128/JVI.03119-14

    Identification and Characterization of Anaplasma phagocytophilum Proteins Involved in Infection of the Tick Vector, Ixodes scapularis (Journal article)

    Villar, M., Ayllon, N., Kocan, K. M., Bonzon-Kulichenko, E., Alberdi, P., Blouin, E. F., . . . de la Fuente, J. (2015). Identification and Characterization of Anaplasma phagocytophilum Proteins Involved in Infection of the Tick Vector, Ixodes scapularis. PLOS ONE, 10(9). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0137237

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137237

    Isolation and propagation of a Spiroplasma sp. from Slovakian Ixodes ricinus ticks in Ixodes spp. cell lines (Journal article)

    Bell-Sakyi, L., Palomar, A. M., & Kazimirova, M. (2015). Isolation and propagation of a Spiroplasma sp. from Slovakian Ixodes ricinus ticks in Ixodes spp. cell lines. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 6(5), 601-606. doi:10.16/j.ttbdis.2015.05.002

    DOI: 10.16/j.ttbdis.2015.05.002

    Nuclease Tudor-SN Is Involved in Tick dsRNA-Mediated RNA Interference and Feeding but Not in Defense against Flaviviral or Anaplasma phagocytophilum Rickettsial Infection (Journal article)

    Ayllon, N., Naranjo, V., Hajdusek, O., Villar, M., Galindo, R. C., Kocan, K. M., . . . de la Fuente, J. (2015). Nuclease Tudor-SN Is Involved in Tick dsRNA-Mediated RNA Interference and Feeding but Not in Defense against Flaviviral or Anaplasma phagocytophilum Rickettsial Infection. PLOS ONE, 10(7). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133038

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133038

    Replication of Boid Inclusion Body Disease-Associated Arenaviruses Is Temperature Sensitive in both Boid and Mammalian Cells (Journal article)

    Hepojoki, J., Kipar, A., Korzyukov, Y., Bell-Sakyi, L., Vapalahti, O., & Hetzelb, U. (2015). Replication of Boid Inclusion Body Disease-Associated Arenaviruses Is Temperature Sensitive in both Boid and Mammalian Cells. JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY, 89(2), 1119-1128. doi:10.1128/JVI.03119-14

    DOI: 10.1128/JVI.03119-14

    2014

    Defensins from the tick Ixodes scapularis are effective against phytopathogenic fungi and the human bacterial pathogen Listeria grayi (Journal article)

    Tonk, M., Cabezas-Cruz, A., Valdes, J. J., Rego, R. O. M., Chrudimska, T., Strnad, M., . . . Rahnamaeian, M. (2014). Defensins from the tick Ixodes scapularis are effective against phytopathogenic fungi and the human bacterial pathogen Listeria grayi. PARASITES & VECTORS, 7. doi:10.1186/s13071-014-0554-y

    DOI: 10.1186/s13071-014-0554-y

    Induction and suppression of tick cell antiviral RNAi responses by tick-borne flaviviruses (Journal article)

    Schnettler, E., Tykalova, H., Watson, M., Sharma, M., Sterken, M. G., Obbard, D. J., . . . Kohl, A. (2014). Induction and suppression of tick cell antiviral RNAi responses by tick-borne flaviviruses. NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, 42(14), 9436-9446. doi:10.1093/nar/gku657

    DOI: 10.1093/nar/gku657

    Coinfection of tick cell lines has variable effects on replication of intracellular bacterial and viral pathogens (Journal article)

    Moniuszko, A., Rueckert, C., Alberdi, M. P., Barry, G., Stevenson, B., Fazakerley, J. K., . . . Bell-Sakyi, L. (2014). Coinfection of tick cell lines has variable effects on replication of intracellular bacterial and viral pathogens. TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES, 5(4), 415-422. doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2014.01.010

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2014.01.010

    The majority of sialylated glycoproteins in adult Ixodes ricinus ticks originate in the host, not the tick (Journal article)

    Sterba, J., Vancova, M., Sterbova, J., Bell-Sakyi, L., & Grubhoffer, L. (2014). The majority of sialylated glycoproteins in adult Ixodes ricinus ticks originate in the host, not the tick. CARBOHYDRATE RESEARCH, 389, 93-99. doi:10.1016/j.carres.2014.02.017

    DOI: 10.1016/j.carres.2014.02.017

    Identification and partial characterisation of new members of the Ixodes ricinus defensin family (Journal article)

    Tonk, M., Cabezas-Cruz, A., Valdes, J. J., Rego, R. O. M., Rudenko, N., Golovchenko, M., . . . Grubhoffer, L. (2014). Identification and partial characterisation of new members of the Ixodes ricinus defensin family. GENE, 540(2), 146-152. doi:10.1016/j.gene.2014.03.002

    DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2014.03.002

    Tick capillary feeding for the study of proteins involved in tick-pathogen interactions as potential antigens for the control of tick infestation and pathogen infection (Journal article)

    Antunes, S., Merino, O., Mosqueda, J., Moreno-Cid, J. A., Bell-Sakyi, L., Fragkoudis, R., . . . de la Fuente, J. (2014). Tick capillary feeding for the study of proteins involved in tick-pathogen interactions as potential antigens for the control of tick infestation and pathogen infection. PARASITES & VECTORS, 7. doi:10.1186/1756-3305-7-42

    DOI: 10.1186/1756-3305-7-42

    Antiviral responses of arthropod vectors: an update on recent advances. (Journal article)

    Rückert, C., Bell-Sakyi, L., Fazakerley, J. K., & Fragkoudis, R. (2014). Antiviral responses of arthropod vectors: an update on recent advances.. Virusdisease, 25(3), 249-260. doi:10.1007/s13337-014-0217-9

    DOI: 10.1007/s13337-014-0217-9

    High quality draft genome sequence and description of Occidentia massiliensis gen. nov., sp nov., a new member of the family Rickettsiaceae (Journal article)

    Mediannikov, O., Nguyen, T. -T., Bell-Sakyi, L., Padmanabhan, R., Fournier, P. -E., & Raoult, D. (2014). High quality draft genome sequence and description of Occidentia massiliensis gen. nov., sp nov., a new member of the family Rickettsiaceae. STANDARDS IN GENOMIC SCIENCES, 9(1). doi:10.1186/1944-3277-9-9

    DOI: 10.1186/1944-3277-9-9