Preiser, Peter Rainer


Selected Publications


  1. Cunningham, D., Fonager, J., Jarra, W., Carret, C., Preiser, P. R*., & Langhorne, J. (2009) Rapid changes in transcription profiles of the Plasmodium yoelii yir multi-gene family in clonal populations: Lack of epigenetic memory? PloS One, 4, e4285
  2. Niang, M., Yam, X. Y., & Preiser, P. R*. (2009) The Plasmodium falciparum STEVOR multigene family mediates antigenic variation of the infected erythrocyte. PLoS Pathog, 5, e1000307.


  3. Blythe, J. E., Yam, X. Y., Kuss, C., Bozdech, Z., Holder, A. A., Marsh, K., Langhorne, J., & Preiser, P. R*. (2008) Plasmodium falciparum STEVOR proteins are highly expressed in patient isolates and located in the surface membranes of infected red blood cells and the apical tips of merozoites Infect Immun 76, 3329-3336.
  4. Bozdech, Z., Mok, S., Hu, G., Imwong, M., Jaidee, A., Russell, B., Ginsburg, H., Nosten, F., Day, N. P., White, N. J., Carlton, J. M., Preiser, P. R*. (2008) The transcriptome of Plasmodium vivax reveals divergence and diversity of transcriptional regulation in malaria parasites Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105, 16290-16295.
  5. Gao, X., Yeo, K. P., Aw, S. S., Kuss, C., Iyer, J. K., Genesan, S., Rajamanonmani, R., Lescar, J., Bozdech, Z., & Preiser, P. R*. (2008) Antibodies targeting the PfRH1 binding domain inhibit invasion of Plasmodium falciparum merozoites PLoS Pathog 4, e1000104.
  6. Kotaka, M., Ye, H., Alag, R., Hu, G., Bozdech, Z., Preiser, P. R., Yoon, H. S., & Lescar, J. (2008) Crystal structure of the FK506 binding domain of Plasmodium falciparum FKBP35 in complex with FK506 Biochemistry 47, 5951-5961.
  7. Le, M. T., Bretschneider, T. R., Kuss, C., & Preiser, P. R. (2008) A novel semi-automatic image processing approach to determine Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia in Giemsa-stained thin blood smears BMC Cell Biol 9, 15.
  8. Mo, M., Lee, H. C., Kotaka, M., Niang, M., Gao, X., Iyer, J. K., Lescar, J., & Preiser, P. R.*. (2008) The C-terminal segment of the cysteine-rich interdomain of Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein 1 determines CD36 binding and elicits antibodies that inhibit adhesion of parasite-infected erythrocytes Infect Immun 76, 1837-1847.
  9. Ramalingam, J. K., Hunke, C., Gao, X., Grüber, G., & Preiser, P. R*. (2008) ATP/ADP-binding to a novel nucleotide binding domain of the reticulocyte binding protein Py235 of Plasmodium yoelii J Biol Chem, 283, 36386-36396.
  10. Foth, B. J., Zhang, N., Mok, S., Preiser, P. R., & Bozdech, Z. (2008) Quantitative protein expression profiling reveals extensive post-1 transcriptional regulation and post-translational modifications in schizont-stage malaria parasites. Genome Biology, 9, R177


  11. Fonager, J., Cunningham, D., Jarra, W., Koernig, S., Henneman, A. A., Langhorne, J., & Preiser, P*. (2007) Transcription and alternative splicing in the yir multigene family of the malaria parasite Plasmodium y. yoelii: identification of motifs suggesting epigenetic and post-transcriptional control of RNA expression Mol Biochem Parasitol 156, 1-11.
  12. Hu, G., Llinas, M., Li, J., Preiser, P. R., & Bozdech, Z. (2007) Selection of long oligonucleotides for gene expression microarrays using weighted rank-sum strategy BMC Bioinformatics 8, 350.
  13. Iyer, J., Gruner, A. C., Renia, L., Snounou, G., & Preiser, P. R*. (2007) Invasion of host cells by malaria parasites: a tale of two protein families Mol Microbiol 65, 231-249.
  14. Iyer, J. K., Amaladoss, A., Genesan, S., & Preiser, P. R*. (2007) Variable expression of the 235 kDa rhoptry protein of Plasmodium yoelii mediate host cell adaptation and immune evasion Mol Microbiol 65, 333-346.