Alexandra Schwarz, Ph.D.

Job Position: Research Scientist - Laboratory of Genomics and Proteomics of Disease Vectors

Contact details

Phone: 420387775491
E-mail: schwarz@paru.cas.cz
Room: 614

Publications
Total found: 15 records
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
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
Kotsyfakis M., Schwarz A., Erhart J., Ribeiro J. (2015) Tissue- and time-dependent transcription in Ixodes ricinus salivary glands and midguts when blood feeding on the vertebrate host Scientific reports 5 : 9103.
DOI: 10.1038/srep09103
Ribeiro J., Schwarz A., Francischetti I. (2015) A Deep Insight Into the Sialotranscriptome of the Chagas Disease Vector, Panstrongylus megistus (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). Journal of medical entomology 52 : 351-358.
DOI: 10.1093/jme/tjv023
Dorňáková V., Salazar-Sanchez R., Borrini-Mayori K., Carrion-Navarro O., Levy M., Schaub G., Schwarz A. (2014) Characterization of Guinea Pig Antibody Responses to Salivary Proteins of Triatoma infestans for the Development of a Triatomine Exposure Marker. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8 : e2783.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002783
Schwarz A., Kopecký J., Valdés J. J. (2014) Understanding the evolutionary structural variability and target specificity of tick salivary peptides using next generation transcriptome data. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14 : DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-14-4
Schwarz A., Medrano-Mercado N., Schaub G., Struchiner C., Bargues M., Levy M., Ribeiro J. (2014) An Updated Insight into the Sialotranscriptome of Triatoma infestans: Developmental Stage and Geographic Variations PLoS neglected tropical diseases 8 : e3372.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003372
Schwarz A., Tenzer S., Hackenberg M., Erhart J., Gerhold-Ay A., Mazur J., Kuharev J., Ribeiro J., Kotsyfakis M. (2014) A systems level analysis reveals transcriptomic and proteomic complexity in Ixodes ricinus midgut and salivary glands during early attachment and feeding MOLECULAR & CELLULAR PROTEOMICS 13 : 2725-2735.
DOI: 10.1074/mcp.M114.039289
Assumpçao T., Ma D., Schwarz A., Reiter K., Santana J., Andersen J., Ribeiro J., Nardone G., Yu L., Francischetti I. (2013) Salivary Antigen-5/CAP Family Members Are Cu2+-dependent Antioxidant Enzymes That Scavenge OFormula and Inhibit Collagen-induced Platelet Aggregation and Neutrophil Oxidative Burst. Journal of biological chemistry 288 : 14341-14361.
DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M113.466995
Schwarz A., Von Reumont B., Erhart J., Chagas A., Ribeiro J., Kotsyfakis M. (2013) De novo Ixodes ricinus salivary gland transcriptome analysis using two next-generation sequencing methodologies FASEB JOURNAL 27 : 4745-4756.
DOI: 10.1096/fj.13-232140
Valdés J. J., Schwarz A., Cabeza De Vaca I., Calvo E., Pedra J., Guallar V., Kotsyfakis M. (2013) Tryptogalinin Is a Tick Kunitz Serine Protease Inhibitor with a Unique Intrinsic Disorder PloS ONE 8 : e62562.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062562
Schwarz A., Hönig V., Vavrušková Z., Grubhoffer L., Balczun C., Albring A., Schaub G. (2012) Abundance of Ixodes ricinus and prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. in the nature reserve Siebengebirge, Germany, in comparison to three ormer studies from 1978 onwards. Parasites & vectors 5 : 268.
DOI: 10.1186/1756-3305-5-268
Schwarz A., Valdés J. J., Kotsyfakis M. (2012) The role of cystatins in tick physiology and blood feeding. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 3 : 117-127.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2012.03.004
Schwarz A., Juarez J., Richards J., Rath B., Machaca V., Castro Y., Málaga E., Levy K., Gilman R., Bern C., Verastegui M., Levy M. (2011) Anti-triatomine saliva immunoassays for the evaluation of impregnated netting trials against Chagas disease transmission. International Journal for Parasitology 41 : 591–594.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2011.02.001
Schwarz A., Medrano-Mercado N., Billingsley P., Schaub G., Sternberg J. (2010) IgM-antibody responses of chickens to salivary antigens of Triatoma infestans as early biomarkers for low-level infestation of triatomines. International Journal for Parasitology 40 : 1295–1302.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2010.03.013

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Biology Centre CAS
Institute of Parasitology
Branišovská 1160/31
370 05 České Budějovice

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