Recent publications from Edinburgh Infectious Diseases

A selection of recent publications from members of Edinburgh Infectious Diseases

In each of the past four years (2011-15), Edinburgh Infectious Diseases members have published more than 400 papers each year.

For this month's hot-off-the-press publications please see below

Wordle of the month - taken from the publication titles !

New notifications from PubMed - July 2017 

  1. Abkallo HM1,2, Martinelli A3,4, Inoue M1,5, Ramaprasad A4, Xangsayarath P5,6, Gitaka J5,6,7, et al.  Rapid identification of genes controlling virulence and immunity in malaria parasites.  PLoS Pathog. 2017 Jul 12;13(7):e1006447. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006447. eCollection 2017 Jul.
  2. Bardosh KL1, Scoones JC2, Grace D3, Kalema-Zikusoka G4, Jones KE5,6, de Balogh K7, Waltner-Toews D8, Bett B3, Welburn SC9, Mumford E10, Dzingirai V11.  Engaging research with policy and action: what are the challenges of responding to zoonotic disease in Africa? Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2017 Jul 19;372(1725). pii: 20160172. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0172.
  3. Bradford BM1, Tetlow L1, Mabbott NA1. Prion disease pathogenesis in the absence of the commensal microbiota. J Gen Virol. 2017 Jul 15. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000860. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Chalmers JD1, Akram AR2, Singanayagam A3, Wilcox MH4, Hill AT5. Risk factors for Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia. J Infect. 2016 Jul;73(1):45-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2016.04.008. Epub 2016 Apr 19.
  5. Cohrs RJ1,2, Lee KS3, Beach A4, Sanford B5, Baird NL4, Como C4, Graybill C3, Jones D4, et al. Targeted Genome Sequencing Reveals Varicella-Zoster Virus Open Reading Frame 12 Deletion. J Virol. 2017 Jul 26. pii: JVI.01141-17. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01141-17. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Cook EAJ1,2, Grossi-Soyster EN3, de Glanville WA1,2, Thomas LF1,2, Kariuki S4, Bronsvoort BMC5,6, Wamae CN7, LaBeaud AD3, Fèvre EM2,8. The sero-epidemiology of Rift Valley fever in people in the Lake Victoria Basin of western Kenya. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jul 7;11(7):e0005731. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005731. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Edwards MR1,2, Walton RP1,2, Jackson DJ1,2,3, Feleszko W4, Skevaki C5, Jartti T6, et al. The potential of anti-infectives and immunomodulators as therapies for asthma and asthma exacerbations. Allergy. 2017 Jul 19. doi: 10.1111/all.13257. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Kneeshaw S1, Keyani R1,2, Delorme-Hinoux V3, Imrie L1,4, Loake GJ1, Le Bihan T1,4, Reichheld JP3, Spoel SH5. Nucleoredoxin guards against oxidative stress by protecting antioxidant enzymes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jul 19. pii: 201703344. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1703344114. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Lachapelle J1,2, Colegrave N2, Bell G3. The effect of selection history on extinction risk during severe environmental change. J Evol Biol. 2017 Jul 18. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13147. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Leday GGR1, Vértes PE2, Richardson S1, Greene JR3, Regan T4, Khan S5, Henderson R5, et al. Replicable and Coupled Changes in Innate and Adaptive Immune Gene Expression in Two Case-Control Studies of Blood Microarrays in Major Depressive Disorder. Biol Psychiatry. 2017 Jul 6. pii: S0006-3223(17)31617-7. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2017.01.021. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Ma Z1, Yu Y1, Xiao Y1, Opriessnig T2, Wang R1, Yang L1, Nan Y1, Samal SK3, Halbur PG4, Zhang YJ1. The middle half genome of interferon-inducing porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus strain A2MC2 is essential for interferon induction. J Gen Virol. 2017 Jul 13. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000819. [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Majekodunmi AO1,2, Dongkum C3, Langs T4, Shaw APM1, Welburn SC1. Shifting livelihood strategies in northern Nigeria - extensified production and livelihood diversification amongst Fulani pastoralists. Pastoralism. 2017;7(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s13570-017-0091-3. Epub 2017 Jul 4.
  13. McNeil M1, Gerber PF2, Thomson J3, Williamson S4, Opriessnig T5. Serotypes and Spa types of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae isolates from British pigs (1987 to 2015). Vet J. 2017 Jul;225:13-15. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2017.04.012. Epub 2017 May 3.
  14. McQueen J1,2,3, Ryan TJ4,5,6,7, McKay S1,2,3, Marwick K3, Baxter P1,2,3, Carpanini SM8,9, et al. Pro-death NMDA receptor signaling is promoted by the GluN2B C-terminus independently of Dapk1. Elife. 2017 Jul 21;6. pii: e17161. doi: 10.7554/eLife.17161.
  15. Pagaling E1,2, Vassileva K1, Mills CG2, Bush T2,3, Blythe RA2, Schwarz-Linek J2, Strathdee F1, Allen RJ2, Free A1. Assembly of Microbial Communities in Replicate Nutrient-Cycling Model Ecosystems Follows Divergent Trajectories, Leading to Alternate Stable States. Environ Microbiol. 2017 Jul 5. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13849. [Epub ahead of print]
  16. Pereira CF1, Read EKC1, Wise HM1,2, Amorim MJ1,3, Digard P4,2. Influenza A Virus NS1 Protein Promotes Efficient Nuclear Export of Unspliced Viral M1 mRNA. J Virol. 2017 Jul 12;91(15). pii: e00528-17. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00528-17. Print 2017 Aug 1.
  17. Rojo R1, Pridans C1, Langlais D2, Hume DA3. Transcriptional mechanisms that control expression of the macrophage colony-stimulating factor receptor locus. Clin Sci (Lond). 2017 Jul 31;131(16):2161-2182. doi: 10.1042/CS20170238. Print 2017 Aug 15.
  18. Shi T1, McAllister DA2, O'Brien KL3, Simoes EAF4, Madhi SA5, Gessner BD6, Polack FP7, et al. RSV Global Epidemiology Network.Global, regional, and national disease burden estimates of acute lower respiratory infections due to respiratory syncytial virus in young children in 2015: a systematic review and modelling study. Lancet. 2017 Jul 6. pii: S0140-6736(17)30938-8. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30938-8. [Epub ahead of print ]
  19. Summers KM1,2, Hume DA3,2. Identification of the macrophage-specific promoter signature in FANTOM5 mouse embryo developmental time course data. J Leukoc Biol. 2017 Jul 27. pii: jlb.1A0417-150RR. doi: 10.1189/jlb.1A0417-150RR. [Epub ahead of print]
  20. Tan TCJ1, Knight J2, Sbarrato T2, Dudek K2, Willis AE2, Zamoyska R3. Suboptimal T-cell receptor signaling compromises protein translation, ribosome biogenesis, and proliferation of mouse CD8 T cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jul 10. pii: 201700939. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1700939114. [Epub ahead of print]
  21. Vander Broek CW1, Zainal Abidin N1, Stevens JM1. BipC, a Predicted Burkholderia pseudomallei Type 3 Secretion System Translocator Protein with Actin Binding Activity. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2017 Jul 19;7:333. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00333. eCollection 2017.
  22. Walker D1, Gregory WF1, Turnbull D2, Rocchi M2, Meredith AL1, Philbey AW1, Sharp CP1. Novel adenoviruses detected in British mustelids, including a unique Aviadenovirus in the tissues of pine martens (Martes martes). J Med Microbiol. 2017 Jul 28. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000546. [Epub ahead of print]
  23. Whitehouse IJ1, Brown D2, Baybutt H2, Diack AB2, Kellett KA3, Piccardo P2, Manson JC2, Hooper NM3. Ablation of Prion Protein in Wild Type Human Amyloid Precursor Protein (APP) Transgenic Mice Does Not Alter The Proteolysis of APP, Levels of Amyloid-β or Pathologic Phenotype. PLoS One. 2016 Jul 22;11(7):e0159119. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159119. eCollection 2016.
  24. Zillikens MC1,2, Demissie S3, Hsu YH4,5,6, Yerges-Armstrong LM7, Chou WC4,5,8, Stolk L1,2, et al. Large meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies five loci for lean body mass. Nat Commun. 2017 Jul 19;8(1):80. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00031-7.

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