Publications List

This section contains a list of selected journal articles, others may be found here at pubmed.

Adema, C. M., Hillier, L. D. W., Jones, C. S., Loker, E. S., Knight, M., Minx, P., … Wilson, R. K. (2017). Whole genome analysis of a schistosomiasis-transmitting freshwater snail. Nature Communications, 8.

Geyer, K. K., Niazi, U. H., Duval, D., Cosseau, C., Tomlinson, C., Chalmers, I. W., … Hoffmann, K. F. (2017). The Biomphalaria glabrata DNA methylation machinery displays spatial tissue expression, is differentially active in distinct snail populations and is modulated by interactions with Schistosoma mansoni. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 11(5).

Halliday, A., Whitworth, H., Kottoor, S. H., Niazi, U., Menzies, S., Kunst, H., … Lalvani, A. (2017). Stratification of latent mycobacterium tuberculosis infection by cellular immune profiling. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 215(9), 1480–1487.

Niazi U, Geyer KK, Vickers MJ, Hoffmann KF, Swain MT. DISMISS: detection of stranded methylation in MeDIP-Seq data. BMC Bioinformatics. 2016 Jul 29;17(1):295. doi: 10.1186/s12859-016-1158-7.

Nowacki FC, Swain MT, Klychnikov OI, Niazi U, Ivens A, Quintana JF, Hensbergen PJ, Hokke CH, Buck AH, Hoffmann KF. Protein and small non-coding RNA-enriched extracellular vesicles are released by the pathogenic blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni. J Extracell Vesicles. 2015 Oct 5;4:28665 

Ashraf Z, Bais A, Manir MM, Niazi U. Novel Penicillin Analogues as Potential Antimicrobial Agents; Design, Synthesis and Docking Studies. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 12;10(8):e0135293.

Khan MI, Sajjad M, Sadaf S, Zafar R, Niazi UH, Akhtar MW. The nature of the carbohydrate binding module determines the catalytic efficiency of xylanase Z of Clostridium thermocellum. J Biotechnol. 2013 Dec;168(4):403-8.

Sajjad M, Khan MI, Zafar R, Ahmad S, Niazi UH, Akhtar MW. Influence of positioning of carbohydrate binding module on the activity of endoglucanase CelA of Clostridium thermocellum. J Biotechnol. 2012 Oct;161(3):206-12. Epub 2012 Jul 11.

Ahmad J, Niazi U, Mansoor S, Siddique U, Bibby J. Formal modeling and analysis of the MAL-associated biological regulatory network: insight into cerebral malaria. PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e33532. Epub 2012 Mar 30

Niazi UH, Bibby J, Sutcliffe MJ. In-silico characterization of the effects of phosphorylated tyrosines 86 and 106 on structure and binding of MAL: insight into hyperinflammatory response to infection by the human malaria parasites. J Recept Signal Transduct Res. 2011 Feb;31(1):53-65. Epub 2010 Sep 8.

Shields M, Niazi U, Badal S, Yee T, Sutcliffe MJ, Delgoda R. Inhibition of CYP1A1 by Quassinoids Found in Picrasma excelsa, Planta Med. Feb 2009. 75:137-41 

McLaughlin LA, Niazi U, Bibby J, David JP, Vontas J, Hemingway J, Ranson H, Sutcliffe MJ, Paine MJ. Characterization of inhibitors and substrates of Anopheles gambiae CYP6Z2. Insect Mol Biol. 2008 Apr;17(2):125-35.