Publication list

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ilgūnas, M., Palinauskas, V., Platonova, E., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) The experimental study on susceptibility of common European songbirds to Plasmodium elongatum (lineage pGRW6), a widespread avian malaria parasite. Malaria Journal. 18 (1): art. no. 290.
Himmel, T., Harl, J., Kubber-Heiss, A., Konicek, C., Fernandez, N., Juan-Salles, C., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G., Weissenbock, H. (2019) Molecular probes for the identification of avian Haemoproteus and Leucocytozoon parasites in tissue sections by chromogenic in situ hybridization. Parasites & Vectors. 12: art. no. 282.
Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Palinauskas, V., Iezhova, T., Fragner, K., Platonova, E., Weissenbock, H., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) Patterns of Plasmodium homocircumflexum virulence in experimentally infected passerine birds. Malaria Journal. 18: art. no. 174.
Bukauskaitė, D., Iezhova, T.A., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) High susceptibility of the laboratory-reared biting midges Culicoides nubeculosus to Haemoproteus infections, with review on Culicoides species that transmit avian haemoproteids. Parasitology. 146 (3): 333-341.
Chagas, C.R.F., Bukauskaitė, D., Ilgūnas, M., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2018) A new blood parasite of leaf warblers: molecular characterization, phylogenetic relationships, description and identification of vectors. Parasites & Vectors. 11: art.no. 538.
Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Fragner, K., Weissenbock, H., Atkinson, C.T., Iezhova, T.A. (2018) Characterization of Plasmodium relictum, a cosmopolitan agent of avian malaria. Malaria Journal. 17: art. no. 184.
Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Palinauskas, V., Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T.A. (2017) Molecular characterization and distribution of Plasmodium matutinum, a common avian malaria parasite. Parasitology. 144 (3): 1726-1735.
Palinauskas V., Žiegytė R., Iezhova T.A., Ilgūnas M., Bernotiene, R., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Description, molecular characterisation, diagnostics and life cycle of Plasmodium elongatum (lineage pERIRUB01), the virulent avian malaria parasite. International Journal for Parasitology. 46 (11): 697-707.
Valkiūnas G., Ilgūnas M., Bukauskaitė D., Žiegytė R., Bernotienė R., Jusys V., Eigirdas, V., Fragner K., Weissenbock H., Iezhova T.A. (2016) Plasmodium delichoni n. sp.: description, molecular characterisation and remarks on the exoerythrocytic merogony, persistence, vectors and transmission. Parasitology Research. 115 (7): 2625-2636.
Valkiūnas G., Ilgūnas M., Bukauskaitė D., Iezhova T.A. (2016) Description of Haemoproteus ciconiae sp nov (Haemoproteidae, Haemosporida) from the white stork Ciconia ciconia, with remarks on insensitivity of established polymerase chain reaction assays to detect this infection. Parasitology Research. 115 (7): 2609-2616.

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