Publication list

Anjos, C.C., Chagas, C.R.F., Fecchio, A., Schunck, F., Costa-Nascimento, M.J., Monteiro, E.F., Mathias, B.S., Bell, J.A., Guimaraes, L.O., Comiche, K.J.M., Valkiūnas, G., Kirchgatter, K. (2021) Avian malaria and related parasites from resident and migratory birds in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, with description of a new haemoproteus species. Pathogens, 10 (2): art. no. 103.
Duc, M., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2020) Patterns of Haemoproteus majoris (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) megalomeront development. Acta Tropica, 212: art. no. 105706.
Harl, J., Himmel, T., Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bakonyi, T., Weissenbock, H. (2020) Geographic and host distribution of haemosporidian parasite lineages from birds of the family Turdidae. Malaria Journal, 19 (1): art. no. 335.
Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T.A., Bukauskaitė, D., Chagas, C.R.F., Kazak, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2020) Development of Trypanosoma everetti in Culicoides biting midges. Acta Tropica, 210: art. no. 105555.
Ciloglu, A., Ergen, A.G., Inci, A., Dik, B., Duzlu, O., Onder, Z, Yetismis, G., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G., Yildirim, A. (2020) Prevalence and genetic diversity of avian haemosporidian parasites at an intersection point of bird migration routes: Sultan Marshes National Park, Turkey. Acta Tropica, 210: art. no. 105465.
Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Chagas, C.R.F., Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T.A. (2020) Molecular characterization of swallow haemoproteids, with description of one new Haemoproteus species. Acta Tropica, 207: art. no. 105486.
Inumaru, M., Aratani, S., Shimizu, M., Yamamoto, M., Sato, Y., Murata, K., Valkiūnas, G. (2020) Penguins are competent hosts of Haemoproteus parasites: the first detection of gametocytes, with molecular characterization of Haemoproteus larae. Parasites & Vectors, 13 (1): art. no. 307.
Videvall, E., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O. (2020) Host transcriptional responses to high- and low-virulent avian malaria parasites. American Naturalist, 195 (6): 1070–1084.
Garcia-Longoria, L., Palinauskas, V., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O. (2020) Differential gene expression of Plasmodium homocircumflexum (lineage pCOLL4) across two experimentally infected passerine bird species. Genomics, 112 (4): 2857–2865.
Žiegytė, R., Platonova, E., Bernotienė, R., Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V. (2020) Complete sporogony of the blood parasite Haemoproteus nucleocondensus in common biting midges: why is its transmission interrupted in Europe? Parasitology, 147 (5): 593–600.
Chagas, C.R.F., Binkienė, R., Ilgūnas, M., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G (2020) The buffy coat method : a tool for detection of blood parasites without staining procedures. Parasites & Vectors, 13 (1): art. no. 104.
Venugopal, K., Hentzschel, F., Valkiūnas, G., Marti, M. (2020) Plasmodium asexual growth and sexual development in the haematopoietic niche of the host. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 18 (3): 177–189.
Bukauskaitė, D., Chagas, C.R.F., Bernotienė, R., Žiegytė, R., Ilgūnas, M., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) A new methodology for sporogony research of avian haemoproteids in laboratory-reared Culicoides spp., with a description of the complete sporogonic development of Haemoproteus pastoris. Parasites & Vectors. 12 (1): art. no. 582.
Groff, T.C.,Lorenz, T.J., Crespo, R., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G., Sehgal, R.N.M. (2019) Haemoproteosis lethality in a woodpecker, with molecular and morphological characterization of Haemoproteus velans (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae). International Journal for Parasitology-Parasites and Wildlife. 10: 93-100.
Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Chagas, C.R.F., Bernotienė, R., Himmel, T., Harl, J., Weissenbock, H., Iezhova, T.A. (2019) Molecular characterization of six widespread avian haemoproteids, with description of three new Haemoproteus species. Acta Tropica. 197: art. no. UNSP 105051.
Cepeda, A.S., Lotta-Arevalo, I.A., Pinto-Osorio, D.F., Macias-Zacipa, J., Valkiūnas, G., Barato, P., Matta, N.E. (2019) Experimental characterization of the complete life cycle of Haemoproteus columbae, with a description of a natural host-parasite system used to study this infection. International Journal for Parasitology. 49 (12): 975-984.
Weinberg, J., Field, J.T., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Iezhova, T.,Valkiūnas, G., Sehgal, R.N.M. (2019) De novo transcriptome assembly and preliminary analyses of two avian malaria parasites, Plasmodium delichoni and Plasmodium homocircumfiexum. Genomics. 111 (6): 1815-1823.
Ilgūnas, M., Chagas, C.R.F., Bukauskaitė, D., Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) The life-cycle of the avian haemosporidian parasite Haemoproteus majoris, with emphasis on the exoerythrocytic and sporogonic development. Parasites & Vectors. 12 (1): art. no. 516.
Harl, J., Himmel, T., Valkiūnas, G., Weissenbock, H. (2019) The nuclear 18S ribosomal DNAs of avian haemosporidian parasites. Malaria Journal. 18 (1): art. no. 305.
Chagas, C.R.F., Bukauskaitė, D., Ilgūnas, M., Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T.,Valkiūnas, G. (2019) Sporogony of four Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae), with report of in vitro ookinetes of Haemoproteus hirundinis: phylogenetic inference indicates patterns of haemosporidian parasite ookinete development. Parasites & Vectors. 12 (1): art. no. 422.
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