Publications


  • Representative publications:

    Shahi P, Trebicz-Geffen M, Nagaraja S, Alterzon-Baumel S, Hertz R, Methling K, Lalk M, Ankri S. Proteomic Identification of Oxidized Proteins in Entamoeba histolytica by Resin-Assisted Capture: Insights into the Role of Arginase in Resistance to Oxidative Stress. PLoS Negl Trop Dis.  10(1):e0004340. 2016.

    Hertz R, Ben Lulu S, Shahi P, Trebicz-Geffen M, Benhar M, Ankri S. Proteomic Identification of S-Nitrosylated Proteins in the Parasite Entamoeba histolytica by Resin-Assisted Capture: Insights into the Regulation of the Gal/GalNAc Lectin by Nitric Oxide. PLoS One.13;9(3):e91518. 2014.

    Hertz R, Tovy A, Kirschenbaum M, Geffen M, Nozaki T, Adir N, Ankri S. The Entamoeba histolytica Dnmt2 homolog (Ehmeth) confers resistance to nitrosative stress. Eukaryot Cell. 13(4):494-503. 2014.

    Katz S, Trebicz-Geffen M, Ankri S. Stress Granule Formation in Entamoeba histolytica: Cross talk between EhMLBP, EhRLE3 reverse transcriptase, and polyubiquitinated proteins. Cell Microbiol. 2014.

    Baumel-Alterzon S, Weber C, Guillén N, Ankri S. Identification of
    dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase as a virulence factor essential for the survival
    of Entamoeba histolytica in glucose-poor environments. Cell Microbiol. 2013
    Jan;15(1):130-44. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12036. Epub 2012 Oct 22. PubMed PMID:
    23016994.

    Schulz EC, Roth HM, Ankri S, Ficner R. Structure analysis of Entamoeba
    histolytica DNMT2 (EhMeth). PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e38728. doi:
    10.1371/journal.pone.0038728. Epub 2012 Jun 21. PubMed PMID: 22737219; PubMed
    Central PMCID: PMC3380923.

    Katz S, Kushnir O, Tovy A, Siman Tov R, Ankri S. The Entamoeba histolytica
    methylated LINE-binding protein EhMLBP provides protection against heat shock.
    Cell Microbiol. 2012 Jan;14(1):58-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-5822.2011.01697.x. Epub
    2011 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 21899705.

    Tovy A, Hertz R, Siman-Tov R, Syan S, Faust D, Guillen N, Ankri S. Glucose
    starvation boosts Entamoeba histolytica virulence. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011
    Aug;5(8):e1247. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001247. Epub 2011 Aug 2. PubMed PMID:
    21829737; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3149018.

    Tovy A, Ankri S. Epigenetics in the unicellular parasite Entamoeba
    histolytica. Future Microbiol. 2010 Dec;5(12):1875-84. doi: 10.2217/fmb.10.140.
    Review. PubMed PMID: 21198420.

    Tovy A, Siman Tov R, Gaentzsch R, Helm M, Ankri S. A new nuclear function of
    the Entamoeba histolytica glycolytic enzyme enolase: the metabolic regulation of
    cytosine-5 methyltransferase 2 (Dnmt2) activity. PLoS Pathog. 2010 Feb
    19;6(2):e1000775. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000775. PubMed PMID: 20174608;
    PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2824750.

    Lavi T, Siman-Tov R, Ankri S. Insights into the mechanism of DNA recognition
    by the methylated LINE binding protein EhMLBP of Entamoeba histolytica. Mol
    Biochem Parasitol. 2009 Aug;166(2):117-25. doi: 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2009.03.002.
    Epub 2009 Mar 20. PubMed PMID: 19450728.

    Lavi T, Siman-Tov R, Ankri S. EhMLBP is an essential constituent of the
    Entamoeba histolytica epigenetic machinery and a potential drug target. Mol
    Microbiol. 2008 Jul;69(1):55-66. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2008.06258.x. Epub 2008
    May 12. PubMed PMID: 18484949.

    Harony H, Ankri S. What do unicellular organisms teach us about DNA
    methylation? Trends Parasitol. 2008 May;24(5):205-9. doi:
    10.1016/j.pt.2008.02.002. Epub 2008 Apr 9. PubMed PMID: 18403268.

    Lavi T, Isakov E, Harony H, Fisher O, Siman-Tov R, Ankri S. Sensing DNA
    methylation in the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica. Mol Microbiol. 2006
    Dec;62(5):1373-86. Epub 2006 Oct 24. PubMed PMID: 17059565.

    Fisher O, Siman-Tov R, Ankri S. Pleiotropic phenotype in Entamoeba
    histolytica overexpressing DNA methyltransferase (Ehmeth). Mol Biochem Parasitol.
    2006 May;147(1):48-54. Epub 2006 Feb 9. PubMed PMID: 16497397.