Total found: 65 records
Ahmad P., Bensaoud C., Rehman M.U., Makki I., Kotsyfakis M. (2021) Long non-coding RNAs and their potential roles in the vector-host-pathogen triad Life-Basel 11: 56.
DOI: 10.3390/life11010056
Bensaoud C., Martins L., Aounallah H., Hackenberg M., Kotsyfakis M. (2021) Emerging roles of non-coding RNAs in vector-borne infections Journal of Cell Science 134: jcs246744.
DOI: 10.1242/jcs.246744
Chai J., Chen X., Ye T., Zeng B., Zeng Q., Wu J., Kaščáková B. , Martins L., Prudnikova T., Kutá-Smatanová I., Kotsyfakis M., Xu X. (2021) Characterization and functional analysis of cathelicidin-MH, a novel frog-derived peptide with anti-septicemic properties eLife 10: e64411.
DOI: 10.7554/eLife.64411
Chlastáková A., Kotál J., Beránková Z., Kaščáková B. , Martins L., Langhansová H., Ederová M., Kutá Smatanová I., Kotsyfakis M., Chmelař J. (2021) Iripin-3, a New Salivary Protein Isolated From Ixodes ricinus Ticks, Displays Immunomodulatory and Anti-Hemostatic Properties In Vitro Frontiers in Immunology 12: 626200.
DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.626200
Dorrah M., Bensaoud C., Mohamed A.A., Sojka D., Bassal T.T.M., Kotsyfakis M. (2021) Comparison of the hemolysis machinery in two evolutionarily distant blood-feeding arthropod vectors of human diseases PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 15: e0009151.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009151
Jmel M., Aounallah H., Bensaoud C., Mekki I., Chmelař J., Faria F., M'ghirbi Y., Kotsyfakis M. (2021) Insights into the role of tick salivary protease inhibitors during ectoparasite-host crosstalk International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22: 44927.
DOI: 10.3390/ijms22020892
Aounallah H., Bensaoud C., M'ghirbi Y., Faria F., Chmelař J., Kotsyfakis M. (2020) Tick salivary compounds for targeted immunomodulatory therapy Frontiers in Immunology 11: 583845.
DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.583845
Bensaoud C., Martins L., Aounallah H., Hackenberg M., Kotsyfakis M. (2020) Emerging roles of non-coding RNAs in vector-borne infections Journal of Cell Science 134: jcs246744.
DOI: 10.1242/jcs.246744
Martins L., Kotál J., Bensaoud C., Chmelař J., Kotsyfakis M. (2020) Small protease inhibitors in tick saliva and salivary glands and their role in tick-host-pathogen interactions BBA - Proteins and Proteomics 1868: 140336.
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbapap.2019.140336
Zeng Q., Zeng B., Chai J., Wu J., Guo R., Gao Y., Han X., Yang J., Kotsyfakis M., Xua X. (2020) Antioxidant properties and neuroprotective effects of Esc-1GN through the regulation of MAPK and AKT signaling Life Sciences 254: 117753.
DOI: 10.1016/j.lfs.2020.117753
Bensaoud C., Hackenberg M., Kotsyfakis M. (2019) Noncoding RNAs in Parasite-Vector-Host Interactions Trends in Parasitology 35: 715–724.
DOI: 10.1016/
Chávez A.S.O., O´Neal A., Santambrogio L., Kotsyfakis M., Pedra J. (2019) Message in a Vesicle: Transkingdom Intercommunication at the Vector-Host Interface Journal of Cell Science 132: jcs224212.
DOI: 10.1242/jcs.224212
Chmelař J., Kotál J., Kovaříková A., Kotsyfakis M. (2019) The Use of Tick Salivary Proteins as Novel Therapeutics Frontiers in Physiology 10: 812.
DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00812
Kotál J., Stergiou N., Buša M., Chlastáková A., Beránková Z., Řezáčová P., Langhansová H., Schwarz A., Calvo E., Kopecký J., Mareš M., Schmitt E., Chmelař J., Kotsyfakis M. (2019) The structure and function of Iristatin, a novel immunosuppressive tick salivary cystatin Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 76: 2003–2013.
DOI: 10.1007/s00018-019-03034-3
Kotsyfakis M., Patelarou E. (2019) MicroRNAs as biomarkers of harmful environmental and occupational exposures: a systematic review. Biomarkers 24: 623-630.
DOI: 10.1080/1354750X.2019.1652348
Kotsyfakis M., Zarogiannis S.G., Patelarou E. (2019) A systematic review of the health impact of Saharan dust exposure International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health 32: 749–760.
DOI: 10.13075/ijomeh.1896.01466
Assumpção T., Mizurini D., Ma D., Monteiro R., Ahlstedt S., Reyes M., Kotsyfakis M., Mather T.N., Andersen J., Lukszo J., Ribeiro J., Francischetti I. (2018) Ixonnexin from tick saliva promotes fibrinolysis by interacting with plasminogen and tissue-type plasminogen activator, and prevents arterial thrombosis Scientific Reports 8: 4806.
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-22780-1
Hackenberg M., Kotsyfakis M. (2018) Exosome-Mediated Pathogen Transmission by Arthropod Vectors Trends in Parasitology 34: 549–552.
DOI: 10.1016/
Chmelař J., Kotál J., Langhansová H., Kotsyfakis M. (2017) Protease inhibitors in tick saliva: the role of serpins and cystatins in tick-host-pathogen interaction Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology 7: 216.
DOI: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00216
Hackenberg M., Langenberger D., Schwarz A., Erhart J., Kotsyfakis M. (2017) In silico target network analysis of de novo-discovered, tick saliva-specific microRNAs reveals important combinatorial effects in their interference with vertebrate host physiology RNA 23: 1259-1269.
DOI: 10.1261/rna.061168


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