Mark L. Blaxter, Ph.D. - Publications

Institute of Evolutionary Biology University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom 
Nematology, Evolutionary genomics

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2017 Szitenberg A, Salazar-Jaramillo L, Blok VC, Laetsch DR, Joseph S, Williamson VM, Blaxter ML, Lunt DH. Comparative genomics of apomictic root-knot nematodes: hybridization, ploidy, and dynamic genome change. Genome Biology and Evolution. PMID 29036290 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evx201  0.48
2016 Szitenberg A, Cha S, Opperman CH, Bird DM, Blaxter ML, Lunt DH. Genetic drift, not life history or RNAi, determine long term evolution of transposable elements. Genome Biology and Evolution. PMID 27566762 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evw208  0.48
2016 Armstrong SD, Xia D, Bah GS, Krishna R, Ngangyung HF, LaCourse EJ, McSorley HJ, Kengne-Ouafo JA, Chounna-Ndongmo PW, Wanji S, Enyong PA, Taylor DW, Blaxter ML, Wastling JM, Tanya VN, et al. Stage-specific proteomes from Onchocerca ochengi, sister species of the human river blindness parasite, uncover adaptations to a nodular lifestyle. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics : McP. PMID 27226403 DOI: 10.1074/mcp.M115.055640  1
2016 Davison A, McDowell GS, Holden JM, Johnson HF, Koutsovoulos GD, Liu MM, Hulpiau P, Van Roy F, Wade CM, Banerjee R, Yang F, Chiba S, Davey JW, Jackson DJ, Levin M, ... Blaxter ML, et al. Formin Is Associated with Left-Right Asymmetry in the Pond Snail and the Frog. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 26923788 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.12.071  1
2015 Cook N, Trivedi U, Pannebakker BA, Blaxter M, Ritchie MG, Tauber E, Sneddon T, Shuker DM. Oviposition but Not Sex Allocation Is Associated with Transcriptomic Changes in Females of the Parasitoid Wasp Nasonia vitripennis. G3 (Bethesda, Md.). PMID 26511500 DOI: 10.1534/g3.115.021220  1
2015 Szitenberg A, John M, Blaxter ML, Lunt DH. ReproPhylo: An Environment for Reproducible Phylogenomics. Plos Computational Biology. 11: e1004447. PMID 26335558 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004447  1
2015 Gierliński M, Cole C, Schofield P, Schurch NJ, Sherstnev A, Singh V, Wrobel N, Gharbi K, Simpson G, Owen-Hughes T, Blaxter M, Barton GJ. Statistical models for RNA-seq data derived from a two-condition 48-replicate experiment. Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). PMID 26206307 DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btv425  1
2015 Sadd BM, Barribeau SM, Bloch G, de Graaf DC, Dearden P, Elsik CG, Gadau J, Grimmelikhuijzen CJ, Hasselmann M, Lozier JD, Robertson HM, Smagghe G, Stolle E, Van Vaerenbergh M, Waterhouse RM, ... ... Blaxter ML, et al. The genomes of two key bumblebee species with primitive eusocial organization. Genome Biology. 16: 76. PMID 25908251 DOI: 10.1186/s13059-015-0623-3  1
2015 Sarkies P, Selkirk ME, Jones JT, Blok V, Boothby T, Goldstein B, Hanelt B, Ardila-Garcia A, Fast NM, Schiffer PM, Kraus C, Taylor MJ, Koutsovoulos G, Blaxter ML, Miska EA. Ancient and novel small RNA pathways compensate for the loss of piRNAs in multiple independent nematode lineages. Plos Biology. 13: e1002061. PMID 25668728 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002061  1
2015 Quintana JF, Makepeace BL, Babayan SA, Ivens A, Pfarr KM, Blaxter M, Debrah A, Wanji S, Ngangyung HF, Bah GS, Tanya VN, Taylor DW, Hoerauf A, Buck AH. Extracellular Onchocerca-derived small RNAs in host nodules and blood. Parasites & Vectors. 8: 58. PMID 25623184 DOI: 10.1186/s13071-015-0656-1  1
2015 Watson M, Thomson M, Risse J, Talbot R, Santoyo-Lopez J, Gharbi K, Blaxter M. poRe: an R package for the visualization and analysis of nanopore sequencing data. Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). 31: 114-5. PMID 25173419 DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu590  1
2015 Blaxter M, Koutsovoulos G. The evolution of parasitism in Nematoda Parasitology. 142: S26-S39. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182014000791  1
2014 Liu MM, Davey JW, Jackson DJ, Blaxter ML, Davison A. A conserved set of maternal genes? Insights from a molluscan transcriptome. The International Journal of Developmental Biology. 58: 501-11. PMID 25690965 DOI: 10.1387/ijdb.140121ad  1
2014 Buck AH, Coakley G, Simbari F, McSorley HJ, Quintana JF, Le Bihan T, Kumar S, Abreu-Goodger C, Lear M, Harcus Y, Ceroni A, Babayan SA, Blaxter M, Ivens A, Maizels RM. Exosomes secreted by nematode parasites transfer small RNAs to mammalian cells and modulate innate immunity. Nature Communications. 5: 5488. PMID 25421927 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6488  1
2014 Szitenberg A, Koutsovoulos G, Blaxter ML, Lunt DH. The evolution of tyrosine-recombinase elements in Nematoda. Plos One. 9: e106630. PMID 25197791 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106630  1
2014 Armstrong SD, Babayan SA, Lhermitte-Vallarino N, Gray N, Xia D, Martin C, Kumar S, Taylor DW, Blaxter ML, Wastling JM, Makepeace BL. Comparative analysis of the secretome from a model filarial nematode (Litomosoides sigmodontis) reveals maximal diversity in gravid female parasites. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics : McP. 13: 2527-44. PMID 24958169 DOI: 10.1074/mcp.M114.038539  1
2014 Lunt DH, Kumar S, Koutsovoulos G, Blaxter ML. The complex hybrid origins of the root knot nematodes revealed through comparative genomics. Peerj. 2: e356. PMID 24860695 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.356  1
2014 Trivedi UH, Cézard T, Bridgett S, Montazam A, Nichols J, Blaxter M, Gharbi K. Quality control of next-generation sequencing data without a reference. Frontiers in Genetics. 5: 111. PMID 24834071 DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2014.00111  1
2014 Blaxter M. Development: The maternal-zygotic transition revisited Current Biology. 24: R72-R75. PMID 24456979 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.11.051  1
2014 Heitlinger E, Taraschewski H, Weclawski U, Gharbi K, Blaxter M. Transcriptome analyses of Anguillicola crassus fromnative and novel hosts Peerj. 2014. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.684  1
2014 Koutsovoulos G, Makepeace B, Tanya VN, Blaxter M. Palaeosymbiosis Revealed by Genomic Fossils of Wolbachia in a Strongyloidean Nematode Plos Genetics. 10. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004397  1
2013 Schiffer PH, Kroiher M, Kraus C, Koutsovoulos GD, Kumar S, Camps JI, Nsah NA, Stappert D, Morris K, Heger P, Altmüller J, Frommolt P, Nürnberg P, Thomas WK, Blaxter ML, et al. The genome of Romanomermis culicivorax: revealing fundamental changes in the core developmental genetic toolkit in Nematoda. Bmc Genomics. 14: 923. PMID 24373391 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-923  1
2013 Jones M, Blaxter M. AfterParty: Turning raw transcriptomes into permanent resources Bmc Bioinformatics. 14. PMID 24093729 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-14-301  1
2013 Comandatore F, Sassera D, Montagna M, Kumar S, Koutsovoulos G, Thomas G, Repton C, Babayan SA, Gray N, Cordaux R, Darby A, Makepeace B, Blaxter M. Phylogenomics and analysis of shared genes suggest a single transition to mutualism in Wolbachia of nematodes. Genome Biology and Evolution. 5: 1668-74. PMID 23960254 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evt125  1
2013 Liu MM, Davey JW, Banerjee R, Han J, Yang F, Aboobaker A, Blaxter ML, Davison A. Fine mapping of the pond snail left-right asymmetry (chirality) locus using RAD-Seq and fibre-FISH. Plos One. 8: e71067. PMID 23951082 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071067  1
2013 Elsworth B, Jones M, Blaxter M. Badger - An accessible genome exploration environment Bioinformatics. 29: 2788-2789. PMID 23940251 DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btt466  1
2013 Pannebakker BA, Trivedi U, Blaxter ML, Blaxter MA, Watt R, Shuker DM. The transcriptomic basis of oviposition behaviour in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis. Plos One. 8: e68608. PMID 23894324 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068608  1
2013 Buck AH, Blaxter M. Functional diversification of Argonautes in nematodes: an expanding universe. Biochemical Society Transactions. 41: 881-6. PMID 23863149 DOI: 10.1042/BST20130086  1
2013 Ometto L, Cestaro A, Ramasamy S, Grassi A, Revadi S, Siozios S, Moretto M, Fontana P, Varotto C, Pisani D, Dekker T, Wrobel N, Viola R, Pertot I, Cavalieri D, ... Blaxter M, et al. Linking genomics and ecology to investigate the complex evolution of an invasive Drosophila pest. Genome Biology and Evolution. 5: 745-57. PMID 23501831 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evt034  1
2013 Richards PM, Liu MM, Lowe N, Davey JW, Blaxter ML, Davison A. RAD-Seq derived markers flank the shell colour and banding loci of the Cepaea nemoralis supergene. Molecular Ecology. 22: 3077-89. PMID 23496771 DOI: 10.1111/mec.12262  1
2013 Heitlinger E, Bridgett S, Montazam A, Taraschewski H, Blaxter M. The transcriptome of the invasive eel swimbladder nematode parasite Anguillicola crassus Bmc Genomics. 14. PMID 23394720 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-87  1
2013 Rota-Stabelli O, Blaxter M, Anfora G. Drosophila suzukii Current Biology. 23: R8-R9. PMID 23305672 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.11.021  1
2013 Davey JW, Cezard T, Fuentes-Utrilla P, Eland C, Gharbi K, Blaxter ML. Special features of RAD Sequencing data: implications for genotyping. Molecular Ecology. 22: 3151-64. PMID 23110438 DOI: 10.1111/mec.12084  1
2013 Nadeau NJ, Martin SH, Kozak KM, Salazar C, Dasmahapatra KK, Davey JW, Baxter SW, Blaxter ML, Mallet J, Jiggins CD. Genome-wide patterns of divergence and gene flow across a butterfly radiation. Molecular Ecology. 22: 814-26. PMID 22924870 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05730.x  1
2012 Parkinson J, Wasmuth JD, Salinas G, Bizarro CV, Sanford C, Berriman M, Ferreira HB, Zaha A, Blaxter ML, Maizels RM, Fernández C. A transcriptomic analysis of Echinococcus granulosus larval stages: implications for parasite biology and host adaptation. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases. 6: e1897. PMID 23209850 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001897  1
2012 Wang J, Mitreva M, Berriman M, Thorne A, Magrini V, Koutsovoulos G, Kumar S, Blaxter ML, Davis RE. Silencing of germline-expressed genes by DNA elimination in somatic cells. Developmental Cell. 23: 1072-80. PMID 23123092 DOI: 10.1016/j.devcel.2012.09.020  1
2012 Thomas GD, Rückerl D, Maskrey BH, Whitfield PD, Blaxter ML, Allen JE. The biology of nematode- and IL4Rα-dependent murine macrophage polarization in vivo as defined by RNA-Seq and targeted lipidomics. Blood. 120: e93-e104. PMID 23074280 DOI: 10.1182/blood-2012-07-442640  1
2012 Darby AC, Armstrong SD, Bah GS, Kaur G, Hughes MA, Kay SM, Koldkjær P, Rainbow L, Radford AD, Blaxter ML, Tanya VN, Trees AJ, Cordaux R, Wastling JM, Makepeace BL. Analysis of gene expression from the Wolbachia genome of a filarial nematode supports both metabolic and defensive roles within the symbiosis. Genome Research. 22: 2467-77. PMID 22919073 DOI: 10.1101/gr.138420.112  1
2012 Godel C, Kumar S, Koutsovoulos G, Ludin P, Nilsson D, Comandatore F, Wrobel N, Thompson M, Schmid CD, Goto S, Bringaud F, Wolstenholme A, Bandi C, Epe C, Kaminsky R, ... Blaxter M, et al. The genome of the heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, reveals drug and vaccine targets. Faseb Journal : Official Publication of the Federation of American Societies For Experimental Biology. 26: 4650-61. PMID 22889830 DOI: 10.1096/fj.12-205096  1
2012 Blaxter M, Denver DR. The worm in the world and the world in the worm Bmc Biology. 10. PMID 22731915 DOI: 10.1186/1741-7007-10-57  1
2012 . Butterfly genome reveals promiscuous exchange of mimicry adaptations among species. Nature. 487: 94-8. PMID 22722851 DOI: 10.1038/nature11041  1
2012 Houston RD, Davey JW, Bishop SC, Lowe NR, Mota-Velasco JC, Hamilton A, Guy DR, Tinch AE, Thomson ML, Blaxter ML, Gharbi K, Bron JE, Taggart JB. Characterisation of QTL-linked and genome-wide restriction site-associated DNA (RAD) markers in farmed Atlantic salmon. Bmc Genomics. 13: 244. PMID 22702806 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-244  1
2012 Laetsch DR, Heitlinger EG, Taraschewski H, Nadler SA, Blaxter ML. The phylogenetics of Anguillicolidae (Nematoda: Anguillicoloidea), swimbladder parasites of eels. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 12: 60. PMID 22559142 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-12-60  1
2012 Kinga Modrzynska K, Creasey A, Loewe L, Cezard T, Trindade Borges S, Martinelli A, Rodrigues L, Cravo P, Blaxter M, Carter R, Hunt P. Quantitative genome re-sequencing defines multiple mutations conferring chloroquine resistance in rodent malaria Bmc Genomics. 13. PMID 22435897 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-106  1
2012 Nadeau NJ, Whibley A, Jones RT, Davey JW, Dasmahapatra KK, Baxter SW, Quail MA, Joron M, ffrench-Constant RH, Blaxter ML, Mallet J, Jiggins CD. Genomic islands of divergence in hybridizing Heliconius butterflies identified by large-scale targeted sequencing. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 367: 343-53. PMID 22201164 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0198  1
2012 Kumar S, Schiffer PH, Blaxter M. 959 Nematode Genomes: a semantic wiki for coordinating sequencing projects. Nucleic Acids Research. 40: D1295-300. PMID 22058131 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkr826  1
2012 Blaxter M, Kumar S, Kaur G, Koutsovoulos G, Elsworth B. Genomics and transcriptomics across the diversity of the Nematoda Parasite Immunology. 34: 108-120. PMID 22044053 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3024.2011.01342.x  1
2012 Tyson T, O'Mahony Zamora G, Wong S, Skelton M, Daly B, Jones JT, Mulvihill ED, Elsworth B, Phillips M, Blaxter M, Burnell AM. A molecular analysis of desiccation tolerance mechanisms in the anhydrobiotic nematode Panagrolaimus superbus using expressed sequenced tags Bmc Research Notes. 5. DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-5-68  1
2011 Kumar S, Blaxter ML. Simultaneous genome sequencing of symbionts and their hosts. Symbiosis (Philadelphia, Pa.). 55: 119-126. PMID 22448083 DOI: 10.1007/s13199-012-0154-6  1
2011 Colgan TJ, Carolan JC, Bridgett SJ, Sumner S, Blaxter ML, Brown MJ. Polyphenism in social insects: insights from a transcriptome-wide analysis of gene expression in the life stages of the key pollinator, Bombus terrestris. Bmc Genomics. 12: 623. PMID 22185240 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-12-623  1
2011 Hewitson JP, Harcus Y, Murray J, van Agtmaal M, Filbey KJ, Grainger JR, Bridgett S, Blaxter ML, Ashton PD, Ashford DA, Curwen RS, Wilson RA, Dowle AA, Maizels RM. Proteomic analysis of secretory products from the model gastrointestinal nematode Heligmosomoides polygyrus reveals dominance of venom allergen-like (VAL) proteins. Journal of Proteomics. 74: 1573-94. PMID 21722761 DOI: 10.1016/j.jprot.2011.06.002  1
2011 Davey JW, Hohenlohe PA, Etter PD, Boone JQ, Catchen JM, Blaxter ML. Genome-wide genetic marker discovery and genotyping using next-generation sequencing. Nature Reviews. Genetics. 12: 499-510. PMID 21681211 DOI: 10.1038/nrg3012  1
2011 Elsworth B, Wasmuth J, Blaxter M. NEMBASE4: The nematode transcriptome resource International Journal For Parasitology. 41: 881-894. PMID 21550347 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2011.03.009  1
2011 Jones M, Ghoorah A, Blaxter M. JMOTU and taxonerator: Turning DNA barcode sequences into annotated operational taxonomic units Plos One. 6. PMID 21541350 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019259  1
2011 Baxter SW, Davey JW, Johnston JS, Shelton AM, Heckel DG, Jiggins CD, Blaxter ML. Linkage mapping and comparative genomics using next-generation RAD sequencing of a non-model organism. Plos One. 6: e19315. PMID 21541297 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019315  1
2011 Blaxter M. Nematodes: The worm and its relatives Plos Biology. 9. PMID 21526226 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001050  1
2011 Blaxter M, Sunnucks P. Velvet worms Current Biology. 21: R238-R240. PMID 21481755 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.02.017  1
2011 Lohse K, Sharanowski B, Blaxter M, Nicholls JA, Stone GN. Developing EPIC markers for chalcidoid Hymenoptera from EST and genomic data. Molecular Ecology Resources. 11: 521-9. PMID 21481210 DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02956.x  1
2011 Jones MO, Koutsovoulos GD, Blaxter ML. iPhy: an integrated phylogenetic workbench for supermatrix analyses. Bmc Bioinformatics. 12: 30. PMID 21261969 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-12-30  1
2011 Saunders NJ, Trivedi UH, Thomson ML, Doig C, Laurenson IF, Blaxter ML. Deep resequencing of serial sputum isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis during therapeutic failure due to poor compliance reveals stepwise mutation of key resistance genes on an otherwise stable genetic background. The Journal of Infection. 62: 212-7. PMID 21237201 DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2011.01.003  1
2011 Allen MJ, Cossins AR, Hall N, Blaxter M, Burke T, Field D. Use of microarrays to study environmentally relevant organisms: A UK perspective Perspectives in Environmental Research. 187-202.  1
2010 Davey JW, Davey JL, Blaxter ML, Blaxter MW. RADSeq: next-generation population genetics. Briefings in Functional Genomics. 9: 416-23. PMID 21266344 DOI: 10.1093/bfgp/elq031  1
2010 Blaxter M. Revealing the dark matter of the genome Science. 330: 1758-1759. PMID 21177977 DOI: 10.1126/science.1200700  1
2010 Fonseca VG, Carvalho GR, Sung W, Johnson HF, Power DM, Neill SP, Packer M, Blaxter ML, Lambshead PJ, Thomas WK, Creer S. Second-generation environmental sequencing unmasks marine metazoan biodiversity. Nature Communications. 1: 98. PMID 20981026 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1095  1
2010 Kumar S, Blaxter ML. Comparing de novo assemblers for 454 transcriptome data. Bmc Genomics. 11: 571. PMID 20950480 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-11-571  1
2010 Hunt P, Martinelli A, Modrzynska K, Borges S, Creasey A, Rodrigues L, Beraldi D, Loewe L, Fawcett R, Kumar S, Thomson M, Trivedi U, Otto TD, Pain A, Blaxter M, et al. Experimental evolution, genetic analysis and genome re-sequencing reveal the mutation conferring artemisinin resistance in an isogenic lineage of malaria parasites. Bmc Genomics. 11: 499. PMID 20846421 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-11-499  1
2010 Aboobaker A, Blaxter M. The Nematode story: Hox gene loss and rapid evolution Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 689: 101-110. PMID 20795325 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-6673-5_7  1
2010 Rota-Stabelli O, Kayal E, Gleeson D, Daub J, Boore JL, Telford MJ, Pisani D, Blaxter M, Lavrov DV. Ecdysozoan mitogenomics: evidence for a common origin of the legged invertebrates, the Panarthropoda. Genome Biology and Evolution. 2: 425-40. PMID 20624745 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evq030  1
2010 Green S, Studholme DJ, Laue BE, Dorati F, Lovell H, Arnold D, Cottrell JE, Bridgett S, Blaxter M, Huitema E, Thwaites R, Sharp PM, Jackson RW, Kamoun S. Comparative genome analysis provides insights into the evolution and adaptation of Pseudomonas syringae pv. aesculi on Aesculus hippocastanum. Plos One. 5: e10224. PMID 20419105 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010224  1
2010 Swain S, Wren JF, Stürzenbaum SR, Kille P, Morgan AJ, Jager T, Jonker MJ, Hankard PK, Svendsen C, Owen J, Hedley BA, Blaxter M, Spurgeon DJ. Linking toxicant physiological mode of action with induced gene expression changes in Caenorhabditis elegans. Bmc Systems Biology. 4: 32. PMID 20331876 DOI: 10.1186/1752-0509-4-32  1
2010 Creer S, Fonseca VG, Porazinska DL, Giblin-Davis RM, Sung W, Power DM, Packer M, Carvalho GR, Blaxter ML, Lambshead PJ, Thomas WK. Ultrasequencing of the meiofaunal biosphere: practice, pitfalls and promises. Molecular Ecology. 19: 4-20. PMID 20331766 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04473.x  1
2010 Acs Z, Challis RJ, Bihari P, Blaxter M, Hayward A, Melika G, Csóka G, Pénzes Z, Pujade-Villar J, Nieves-Aldrey JL, Schönrogge K, Stone GN. Phylogeny and DNA barcoding of inquiline oak gallwasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) of the Western Palaearctic. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 55: 210-25. PMID 20004727 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2009.12.004  1
2010 Kegel JU, Blaxter M, Allen MJ, Metfies K, Wilson WH, Valentin K. Transcriptional host-virus interaction of Emiliania huxleyi (Haptophyceae) and EhV-86 deduced from combined analysis of expressed sequence tags and microarrays European Journal of Phycology. 45: 1-12. DOI: 10.1080/09670260903349900  1
2009 Hunt PW, McNally J, Barris W, Blaxter ML. Duplication and divergence: the evolution of nematode globins. Journal of Nematology. 41: 35-51. PMID 22661776  1
2009 Herrera A, Cockell CS, Self S, Blaxter M, Reitner J, Thorsteinsson T, Arp G, Dröse W, Tindle AG. A cryptoendolithic community in volcanic glass. Astrobiology. 9: 369-81. PMID 19519213 DOI: 10.1089/ast.2008.0278  1
2009 Keightley PD, Trivedi U, Thomson M, Oliver F, Kumar S, Blaxter ML. Analysis of the genome sequences of three Drosophila melanogaster spontaneous mutation accumulation lines. Genome Research. 19: 1195-201. PMID 19439516 DOI: 10.1101/gr.091231.109  1
2009 McTaggart SJ, Conlon C, Colbourne JK, Blaxter ML, Little TJ. The components of the Daphnia pulex immune system as revealed by complete genome sequencing. Bmc Genomics. 10: 175. PMID 19386092 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-175  1
2009 Parkinson J, Blaxter M. Expressed sequence tags: an overview. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 533: 1-12. PMID 19277571 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-60327-136-3_1  1
2009 Wasmuth J, Blaxter M. Obtaining accurate translations from expressed sequence tags Methods in Molecular Biology. 533: 221-239. PMID 19277570 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-60327-136-3_10  1
2009 Schmid R, Blaxter M. EST processing: From trace to sequence Methods in Molecular Biology. 533: 189-220. PMID 19277557 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-60327-136-3_9  1
2009 Bavan S, Straub VA, Blaxter ML, Ennion SJ. A P2X receptor from the tardigrade species Hypsibius dujardini with fast kinetics and sensitivity to zinc and copper. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 9: 17. PMID 19154569 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-9-17  1
2008 Abad P, Gouzy J, Aury JM, Castagnone-Sereno P, Danchin EG, Deleury E, Perfus-Barbeoch L, Anthouard V, Artiguenave F, Blok VC, Caillaud MC, Coutinho PM, Dasilva C, De Luca F, Deau F, ... ... Blaxter M, et al. Genome sequence of the metazoan plant-parasitic nematode Meloidogyne incognita. Nature Biotechnology. 26: 909-15. PMID 18660804 DOI: 10.1038/nbt.1482  1
2008 Wasmuth J, Schmid R, Hedley A, Blaxter M. On the extent and origins of genic novelty in the phylum nematoda Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2. PMID 18596977 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000258  1
2008 Svendsen C, Owen J, Kille P, Wren J, Jonker MJ, Headley BA, Morgan AJ, Blaxter M, Stürzenbaum SR, Hankard PK, Lister LJ, Spurgeon DJ. Comparative transcriptomic responses to chronic cadmium, fluoranthene, and atrazine exposure in Lumbricus rubellus. Environmental Science & Technology. 42: 4208-14. PMID 18589989 DOI: 10.1021/es702745d  1
2008 Owen J, Hedley BA, Svendsen C, Wren J, Jonker MJ, Hankard PK, Lister LJ, Stürzenbaum SR, Morgan AJ, Spurgeon DJ, Blaxter ML, Kille P. Transcriptome profiling of developmental and xenobiotic responses in a keystone soil animal, the oligochaete annelid Lumbricus rubellus. Bmc Genomics. 9: 266. PMID 18522720 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-9-266  1
2008 Schmid R, Blaxter ML. annot8r: GO, EC and KEGG annotation of EST datasets. Bmc Bioinformatics. 9: 180. PMID 18400082 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-9-180  1
2008 Papanicolaou A, Gebauer-Jung S, Blaxter ML, Owen McMillan W, Jiggins CD. ButterflyBase: a platform for lepidopteran genomics. Nucleic Acids Research. 36: D582-7. PMID 17933781 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkm853  1
2008 Herrera A, Cockell CS, Self S, Blaxter M, Reitner J, Arp G, Dröse W, Thorsteinsson T, Tindle A. Bacterial colonization and weathering of terrestrial obsidian in Iceland Geomicrobiology Journal. 25: 25-37. DOI: 10.1080/01490450701828982  1
2007 Blaxter M. Symbiont Genes in Host Genomes: Fragments with a Future? Cell Host and Microbe. 2: 211-213. PMID 18005738 DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2007.09.008  1
2007 Anthony A, Blaxter M. Association of the Matrix Attachment Region Recognition Signature with coding regions in Caenorhabditis elegans Bmc Genomics. 8. PMID 18005410 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-8-418  1
2007 Ghedin E, Wang S, Spiro D, Caler E, Zhao Q, Crabtree J, Allen JE, Delcher AL, Guiliano DB, Miranda-Saavedra D, Angiuoli SV, Creasy T, Amedeo P, Haas B, El-Sayed NM, ... ... Blaxter ML, et al. Draft genome of the filarial nematode parasite Brugia malayi. Science (New York, N.Y.). 317: 1756-60. PMID 17885136 DOI: 10.1126/science.1145406  1
2007 Jones M, Gantenbein B, Fet V, Blaxter M. The effect of model choice on phylogenetic inference using mitochondrial sequence data: Lessons from the scorpions Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 43: 583-595. PMID 17275351 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2006.11.017  1
2007 Meldal BH, Debenham NJ, De Ley P, De Ley IT, Vanfleteren JR, Vierstraete AR, Bert W, Borgonie G, Moens T, Tyler PA, Austen MC, Blaxter ML, Rogers AD, Lambshead PJ. An improved molecular phylogeny of the Nematoda with special emphasis on marine taxa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 42: 622-36. PMID 17084644 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2006.08.025  1
2007 Fenn K, Blaxter M. Coexist, cooperate and thrive: Wolbachia as long-term symbionts of filarial nematodes Issues in Infectious Diseases. 5: 66-76. DOI: 10.1159/000104233  1
2006 Jones M, Blaxter M. TaxMan: A taxonomic database manager Bmc Bioinformatics. 7. PMID 17176465 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-7-536  1
2006 Guiliano DB, Blaxter ML. Operon conservation and the evolution of trans-splicing in the phylum Nematoda. Plos Genetics. 2: e198. PMID 17121468 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0020198  1
2006 Cutter AD, Wasmuth JD, Blaxter ML. The evolution of biased codon and amino acid usage in nematode genomes. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 23: 2303-15. PMID 16936139 DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msl097  1
2005 Bird DM, Blaxter ML, McCarter JP, Mitreva M, Sternberg PW, Thomas WK. A white paper on nematode comparative genomics. Journal of Nematology. 37: 408-16. PMID 19262884  1
2005 Ford L, Guiliano DB, Oksov Y, Debnath AK, Liu J, Williams SA, Blaxter ML, Lustigman S. Characterization of a novel filarial serine protease inhibitor, Ov-SPI-1, from Onchocerca volvulus, with potential multifunctional roles during development of the parasite. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 280: 40845-56. PMID 16186127 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M504434200  0.56
2005 Mitreva M, Blaxter ML, Bird DM, McCarter JP. Comparative genomics of nematodes. Trends in Genetics : Tig. 21: 573-81. PMID 16099532 DOI: 10.1016/j.tig.2005.08.003  1
2005 Papanicolaou A, Joron M, McMillan WO, Blaxter ML, Jiggins CD. Genomic tools and cDNA derived markers for butterflies. Molecular Ecology. 14: 2883-97. PMID 16029486 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02609.x  1
2005 Davison A, Blaxter ML. An expressed sequence tag survey of gene expression in the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis, an intermediate vector of trematodes [corrected]. Parasitology. 130: 539-52. PMID 15991497 DOI: 10.1017/S0031182004006791  1
2005 Cook AA, Bhadury P, Debenham NJ, Meldal BHM, Blaxter ML, Smerdon GR, Austen MC, Lambshead PJD, Rogers AD. Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) as a tool for identification of marine nematodes Marine Ecology Progress Series. 291: 103-113.  1
2004 Wasmuth JD, Blaxter ML. prot4EST: translating expressed sequence tags from neglected genomes. Bmc Bioinformatics. 5: 187. PMID 15571632 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-5-187  1
2004 Parkinson J, Mitreva M, Whitton C, Thomson M, Daub J, Martin J, Schmid R, Hall N, Barrell B, Waterston RH, McCarter JP, Blaxter ML. A transcriptomic analysis of the phylum Nematoda. Nature Genetics. 36: 1259-67. PMID 15543149 DOI: 10.1038/ng1472  1
2004 Guiliano DB, Hong X, McKerrow JH, Blaxter ML, Oksov Y, Liu J, Ghedin E, Lustigman S. A gene family of cathepsin L-like proteases of filarial nematodes are associated with larval molting and cuticle and eggshell remodeling. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 136: 227-42. PMID 15478801 DOI: 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2004.03.015  1
2004 Blaxter ML. The promise of a DNA taxonomy. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 359: 669-79. PMID 15253352 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2003.1447  1
2004 Harcus YM, Parkinson J, Fernández C, Daub J, Selkirk ME, Blaxter ML, Maizels RM. Signal sequence analysis of expressed sequence tags from the nematode Nippostrongylus brasiliensis and the evolution of secreted proteins in parasites. Genome Biology. 5: R39. PMID 15186490 DOI: 10.1186/gb-2004-5-6-r39  1
2004 Foster JM, Kumar S, Ganatra MB, Kamal IH, Ware J, Ingram J, Pope-Chappell J, Guiliano D, Whitton C, Daub J, Blaxter ML, Slatko BE. Construction of bacterial artificial chromosome libraries from the parasitic nematode Brugia malayi and physical mapping of the genome of its Wolbachia endosymbiont. International Journal For Parasitology. 34: 733-46. PMID 15111095 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2004.02.001  1
2004 Aboobaker AA, Blaxter ML. Functional genomics for parasitic nematodes and platyhelminths. Trends in Parasitology. 20: 178-84. PMID 15099557 DOI: 10.1016/  1
2004 Lamb TJ, Le Goff L, Kurniawan A, Guiliano DB, Fenn K, Blaxter ML, Read AF, Allen JE. Most of the response elicited against Wolbachia surface protein in filarial nematode infection is due to the infective larval stage. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 189: 120-7. PMID 14702162 DOI: 10.1086/380490  1
2003 Blaxter ML. Nematoda: genes, genomes and the evolution of parasitism. Advances in Parasitology. 54: 101-95. PMID 14711085 DOI: 10.1016/S0065-308X(03)54003-9  1
2003 Aboobaker AA, Blaxter ML. Use of RNA interference to investigate gene function in the human filarial nematode parasite Brugia malayi. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 129: 41-51. PMID 12798505 DOI: 10.1016/S0166-6851(03)00092-6  1
2003 Kenyon F, Welsh M, Parkinson J, Whitton C, Blaxter ML, Knox DP. Expressed sequence tag survey of gene expression in the scab mite Psoroptes ovis--allergens, proteases and free-radical scavengers. Parasitology. 126: 451-60. PMID 12793649 DOI: 10.1017/S0031182003003044  1
2003 Aboobaker AA, Blaxter ML. Hox Gene Loss during Dynamic Evolution of the Nematode Cluster. Current Biology : Cb. 13: 37-40. PMID 12526742 DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(02)01399-4  1
2002 Gomez-Escobar N, Gregory WF, Britton C, Murray L, Corton C, Hall N, Daub J, Blaxter ML, Maizels RM. Abundant larval transcript-1 and -2 genes from Brugia malayi: diversity of genomic environments but conservation of 5' promoter sequences functional in Caenorhabditis elegans. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 125: 59-71. PMID 12467974  1
2002 Dorris M, Viney ME, Blaxter ML. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the genus Strongyloides and related nematodes. International Journal For Parasitology. 32: 1507-17. PMID 12392916 DOI: 10.1016/S0020-7519(02)00156-X  1
2002 Guiliano DB, Hall N, Jones SJ, Clark LN, Corton CH, Barrell BG, Blaxter ML. Conservation of long-range synteny and microsynteny between the genomes of two distantly related nematodes. Genome Biology. 3: RESEARCH0057. PMID 12372145  1
2002 Kippert F, Saunders DS, Blaxter ML. Caenorhabditis elegans has a circadian clock. Current Biology : Cb. 12: R47-9. PMID 11818076 DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(01)00670-4  1
2001 Maizels RM, Blaxter ML, Scott AL. Immunological genomics of Brugia malayi: filarial genes implicated in immune evasion and protective immunity. Parasite Immunology. 23: 327-44. PMID 11472553 DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-3024.2001.00397.x  1
2000 Blaxter ML, Maizels RM, Kennedy MW. Parasitic helminths from genomes to vaccines II: Edinburgh, July 1999. Parasite Immunology. 22: 371-2. PMID 11032530 DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-3024.2000.00320.x  1
2000 Falcone FH, Tetteh KK, Hunt P, Blaxter ML, Loukas A, Maizels RM. The new subfamily of cathepsin-Z-like protease genes includes Tc-cpz-1, a cysteine protease gene expressed in Toxocara canis adults and infective stage larvae. Experimental Parasitology. 94: 201-7. PMID 10831387 DOI: 10.1006/expr.2000.4489  1
2000 Williams SA, Lizotte-Waniewski MR, Foster J, Guiliano D, Daub J, Scott AL, Slatko B, Blaxter ML. The filarial genome project: analysis of the nuclear, mitochondrial and endosymbiont genomes of Brugia malayi. International Journal For Parasitology. 30: 411-9. PMID 10731564 DOI: 10.1016/S0020-7519(00)00014-X  1
2000 Aboobaker AA, Blaxter ML. Medical significance of Caenorhabditis elegans. Annals of Medicine. 32: 23-30. PMID 10711574  1
2000 Burr AH, Hunt P, Wagar DR, Dewilde S, Blaxter ML, Vanfleteren JR, Moens L. A hemoglobin with an optical function. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 275: 4810-5. PMID 10671515 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.275.7.4810  1
1999 Slatko BE, O'Neill SL, Scott AL, Werren JL, Blaxter ML. The Wolbachia Genome Consortium. Microbial & Comparative Genomics. 4: 161-5. PMID 10587943  1
1999 Williams SA, Johnston DA, Aslett M, Bierwert L, Blaxter ML, Daub J, Foster J, Ganatra M, Guiliano D, Haynes S, Jayaraman K, Kamal IH, Kannan K, Laney SJ, Li W, et al. Helminth genome analysis: The current status of the filarial and schistosome genome projects Parasitology. 118: S19-S38. PMID 10466135  1
1999 Dorris M, De Ley P, Blaxter ML. Molecular analysis of nematode diversity and the evolution of parasitism. Parasitology Today (Personal Ed.). 15: 188-93. PMID 10322352 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-4758(99)01439-8  1
1999 Johnston DA, Blaxter ML, Degrave WM, Foster J, Ivens AC, Melville SE. Genomics and the biology of parasites. Bioessays : News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. 21: 131-47. PMID 10193187 DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-1878(199902)21:2<131::AID-BIES7>3.0.CO;2-I  1
1999 Hoerauf A, Nissen-Pähle K, Schmetz C, Henkle-Dührsen K, Blaxter ML, Büttner DW, Gallin MY, Al-Qaoud KM, Lucius R, Fleischer B. Tetracycline therapy targets intracellular bacteria in the filarial nematode Litomosoides sigmodontis and results in filarial infertility. The Journal of Clinical Investigation. 103: 11-8. PMID 9884329 DOI: 10.1172/JCI4768  1
1998 Bandi C, Anderson TJ, Genchi C, Blaxter ML. Phylogeny of Wolbachia in filarial nematodes. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 265: 2407-13. PMID 9921679 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1998.0591  1
1998 Bürglin TR, Lobos E, Blaxter ML. Caenorhabditis elegans as a model for parasitic nematodes. International Journal For Parasitology. 28: 395-411. PMID 9559358 DOI: 10.1016/S0020-7519(97)00208-7  1
1998 Blaxter ML, De Ley P, Garey JR, Liu LX, Scheldeman P, Vierstraete A, Vanfleteren JR, Mackey LY, Dorris M, Frisse LM, Vida JT, Thomas WK. A molecular evolutionary framework for the phylum Nematoda. Nature. 392: 71-5. PMID 9510248 DOI: 10.1038/32160  1
1997 Silverman MA, Blaxter ML, Link CD. Biochemical Analysis of Caenorhabditis elegans Surface Mutants. Journal of Nematology. 29: 296-305. PMID 19274162  1
1997 Gregory WF, Blaxter ML, Maizels RM. Differentially expressed, abundant trans-spliced cDNAs from larval Brugia malayi. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 87: 85-95. PMID 9233676 DOI: 10.1016/S0166-6851(97)00050-9  1
1997 Koltai H, Spiegel Y, Blaxter ML. Regulated use of an alternative spliced leader exon in the plant parasitic nematode Meloidogyne javanica. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 86: 107-10. PMID 9178273 DOI: 10.1016/S0166-6851(97)02841-7  1
1996 Liu LX, Blaxter ML, Shi A. The 5S ribosomal RNA intergenic region of parasitic nematodes: variation in size and presence of SL1 RNA. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 83: 235-9. PMID 9027756 DOI: 10.1016/S0166-6851(96)02753-3  1
1996 Blaxter ML, Raghavan N, Ghosh I, Guiliano D, Lu W, Williams SA, Slatko B, Scott AL. Genes expressed in Brugia malayi infective third stage larvae. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 77: 77-93. PMID 8784774 DOI: 10.1016/0166-6851(96)02571-6  1
1996 de Graaf DC, Berghen P, Moens L, de Marez TM, Raes S, Blaxter ML, Vercruysse J. Isolation, characterization and immunolocalization of a globin-like antigen from Ostertagia ostertagi adults. Parasitology. 113: 63-9. PMID 8710416  1
1995 Tree TI, Gillespie AJ, Shepley KJ, Blaxter ML, Tuan RS, Bradley JE. Characterisation of an immunodominant glycoprotein antigen of Onchocerca volvulus with homologues in other filarial nematodes and Caenorhabditis elegans. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 69: 185-95. PMID 7770083 DOI: 10.1016/0166-6851(94)00204-Z  1
1995 Gems D, Ferguson CJ, Robertson BD, Nieves R, Page AP, Blaxter ML, Maizels RM. An abundant, trans-spliced mRNA from Toxocara canis infective larvae encodes a 26-kDa protein with homology to phosphatidylethanolamine-binding proteins. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 270: 18517-22. PMID 7629180 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.270.31.18517  1
1994 Vanfleteren JR, Van de Peer Y, Blaxter ML, Tweedie SA, Trotman C, Lu L, Van Hauwaert ML, Moens L. Molecular genealogy of some nematode taxa as based on cytochrome c and globin amino acid sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 3: 92-101. PMID 8075836 DOI: 10.1006/mpev.1994.1012  1
1994 Blaxter ML, Vanfleteren JR, Xia J, Moens L. Structural characterization of an Ascaris myoglobin. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 269: 30181-6. PMID 7982924  1
1994 Blaxter ML, Ingram L, Tweedie S. Sequence, expression and evolution of the globins of the parasitic nematode Nippostrongylus brasiliensis. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 68: 1-14. PMID 7891734 DOI: 10.1016/0166-6851(94)00127-8  1
1993 Blaxter ML. Nemoglobins: divergent nematode globins. Parasitology Today (Personal Ed.). 9: 353-60. PMID 15463668 DOI: 10.1016/0169-4758(93)90082-Q  1
1993 Blaxter ML. Cuticle surface proteins of wild type and mutant Caenorhabditis elegans. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 268: 6600-9. PMID 8503957  1
1993 Maizels RM, Blaxter ML, Selkirk ME. Forms and functions of nematode surfaces. Experimental Parasitology. 77: 380-4. PMID 8224093 DOI: 10.1006/expr.1993.1096  1
1992 Blaxter ML, Page AP, Rudin W, Maizels RM. Nematode surface coats: actively evading immunity. Parasitology Today (Personal Ed.). 8: 243-7. PMID 15463630 DOI: 10.1016/0169-4758(92)90126-M  1
1992 Page AP, Rudin W, Fluri E, Blaxter ML, Maizels RM. Toxocara canis: a labile antigenic surface coat overlying the epicuticle of infective larvae. Experimental Parasitology. 75: 72-86. PMID 1639165 DOI: 10.1016/0014-4894(92)90123-R  1
1992 Cookson E, Blaxter ML, Selkirk ME. Identification of the major soluble cuticular glycoprotein of lymphatic filarial nematode parasites (gp29) as a secretory homolog of glutathione peroxidase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 89: 5837-41. PMID 1631065  1
1991 Selkirk ME, Yazdanbakhsh M, Freedman D, Blaxter ML, Cookson E, Jenkins RE, Williams SA. A proline-rich structural protein of the surface sheath of larval Brugia filarial nematode parasites. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 266: 11002-8. PMID 1710216  1
1990 MacFarlane J, Blaxter ML, Bishop RP, Miles MA, Kelly JM. Identification and characterisation of a Leishmania donovani antigen belonging to the 70-kDa heat-shock protein family. European Journal of Biochemistry / Febs. 190: 377-84. PMID 2163842 DOI: 10.1111/j.1432-1033.1990.tb15586.x  1
1990 Selkirk ME, Blaxter ML. Cuticular proteins of Brugia filarial parasites. Acta Tropica. 47: 373-80. PMID 1978537 DOI: 10.1016/0001-706X(90)90038-2  1
1989 MacFarlane J, Blaxter ML, Bishop RP, Miles MA, Kelly JM. Characterization of a Leishmania donovani antigen similar to heat shock protein 70 Biochemical Society Transactions. 17: 168-169.  1
1988 Blaxter ML, Miles MA, Kelly JM. Specific serodiagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis using a Leishmania donovani antigen identified by expression cloning. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 30: 259-70. PMID 2972929 DOI: 10.1016/0166-6851(88)90095-3  1
1987 Kelly JM, Blaxter ML. Rapid characterization of recombinant λgtII clones expressing parasite antigens Parasitology Today. 3: 315-317. DOI: 10.1016/0169-4758(87)90191-8  1
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