Paula Ribeiro - Publications

Fan Y, Siklenka K, Arora S, Ribeiro P, Kimmins S, Xia J (2016) miRNet – dissecting miRNA-target interactions and functional associations through network-based visual analysis. Nucleic Acids Res doi:10.1093/nar/gkw288

MacDonald K, Kimber M, Day T. and Ribeiro P.  (2015) A Novel Acetylcholine-activated G protein coupled receptor regulates motor activity in larval Schistosoma mansoni. Mol Biochem Parasitol 202: 29-37.

Ribeiro P (2015) Exploring the role of biogenic amines in schistosome host-parasite interactions Trends Parasitol 31 (9): 404-405.

Wheeler NJ, Agbedanu PN, Kimber MJ, Ribeiro P, Day TA, Zamanian M (2015) Functional analysis of Giardia tigrina transcriptome seeds pipeline for anthelmitic target discovery. Parasite &Vectors 8(1): 1-12.

Rashid, M, MacDonald K, Ribeiro P (2015) Functional genomics of serotonin receptors in helminth parasites: Elucidation of receptor function through RNA interference (RNAi). In “Serotonin Receptor Technologies” Neuromethods 95: 171-189.

Gross, A.D., Kimber, M.J., Day, T.A., Ribeiro, P. and Coats, J.R. (2014) Investigating the Effect of Plant Essential Oils against the American Cockroach Octopamine Receptor (Pa oa1) Expressed in Yeast. In Biopesticides: State of the art and future opportunities (Chapter 9). ACS symposium series 1172: 113-130.

MacDonald K, Buxter S, Kimber M, Day T. and Ribeiro P (2014) Functional Characterization of a Novel Family of Acetylcholine-gated Chloride Channels in Schistosoma mansoni. PLoS Pathogens 10(6): e1004181.

Patocka N, Sharma N, Rashid M and Ribeiro P (2014) Serotonin signaling in Schistosoma mansoni: a serotonin-activated G protein-coupled receptor controls parasite movement. PLoS Pathog 10: e1003878.

MacDonald K, Buxton S, Kimber MJ, Day TA, Robertson AP and Ribeiro P (2014) Functional characterization of a novel family of acetylcholine-gated chloride channels in Schistosoma mansoni. PLoS Pathog 10: e1004181.

Ribeiro P and Patocka N (2013) Neurotransmitter transporters in schistosomes: structure, function and prospects for drug discovery. Parasitol Int 62: 629-38.

Patocka N and Ribeiro P (2013) The functional role of a serotonin transporter in Schistosoma mansoni elucidated through immunolocalization and RNA interference (RNAi). Mol Biochem Parasitol 187: 32-42.

Gross A, Kimber M, Day T, Ribeiro P and Coats J (2013) Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (QSARs) of Monopertpenoids at an Expressed American Cockroach Octopamine Receptor. In: Pest Management with Natural Products . Ch 7:  97-110.

Ribeiro P, Gupta V and El-Sakkary N (2012) Biogenic amines and the control of neuromuscular signaling in schistosomes. Invert Neurosci 12: 13-28.

El-Shehabi F, Taman A, Moali LS, El-Sakkary N and Ribeiro P (2012) A novel G protein-coupled receptor of Schistosoma mansoni (SmGPR-3) is activated by dopamine and is widely expressed in the nervous system. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6: e1523.

Taman A and Ribeiro P (2011) Glutamate-mediated signaling in Schistosoma mansoni: a novel glutamate receptor is expressed in neurons and the female reproductive tract. Mol Biochem Parasitol 176: 42-50.

Taman A and Ribeiro P (2011) Characterization of a truncated metabotropic glutamate receptor in a primitive metazoan, the parasitic flatworm Schistosoma mansoni. PLoS One 6: e27119.

El-Shehabi F and Ribeiro P (2010) Histamine signalling in Schistosoma mansoni: immunolocalisation and characterisation of a new histamine-responsive receptor (SmGPR-2). Int J Parasitol 40: 1395-406.

Ribeiro P and Geary TG (2010) Neuronal signaling in schistosomes: current status and prospects for postgenomics. Canadian Journal of Zoology 88: 1-22.

Taman A and Ribeiro P (2009) Investigation of a dopamine receptor in Schistosoma mansoni: functional studies and immunolocalization. Mol Biochem Parasitol 168: 24-33.

Kimber MJ, Sayegh L, El-Shehabi F, et al. (2009) Identification of an Ascaris G protein-coupled acetylcholine receptor with atypical muscarinic pharmacology. Int J Parasitol 39: 1215-22.

El-Shehabi F, Vermeire JJ, Yoshino TP and Ribeiro P (2009) Developmental expression analysis and immunolocalization of a biogenic amine receptor in Schistosoma mansoni. Exp Parasitol 122: 17-27.

Patocka N and Ribeiro P (2007) Characterization of a serotonin transporter in the parasitic flatworm, Schistosoma mansoni: cloning, expression and functional analysis. Mol Biochem Parasitol 154: 125-33.

Nabhan JF, El-Shehabi F, Patocka N and Ribeiro P (2007) The 26S proteasome in Schistosoma mansoni: bioinformatics analysis, developmental expression, and RNA interference (RNAi) studies. Exp Parasitol 117: 337-47.

Dernovici S, Starc T, Dent JA and Ribeiro P (2007) The serotonin receptor SER-1 (5HT2ce) contributes to the regulation of locomotion in Caenorhabditis elegans. Dev Neurobiol 67: 189-204.

Nabhan JF and Ribeiro P (2006) The 19 S proteasomal subunit POH1 contributes to the regulation of c-Jun ubiquitination, stability, and subcellular localization. J Biol Chem 281: 16099-107.