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Bekić V†, Kilian N†

Novel Secretory Organelles of Parasite Origin‐At the Center of Host‐Parasite Interaction

†Corresponding authors

BioEssays, 2200241. Cover story. 

Maixner F†, Drescher D, et al., Kilian N†, Zink F†

Microscopic Evidence of Malaria Infection in Visceral Tissue from the Medici Family, Italy

†Corresponding authors

Emerging Infectious Diseases 29 (6), 1280.


Ndunge OBA†, Kilian N†, Salman MM†

“Cerebral Malaria and Neuronal Implications of Plasmodium falciparum Infection: From Mechanisms to Advanced Models”

†Corresponding authors

Advanced Science 9 (36), 2202944. Cover story. 

Ganter M†, Guizetti J† and Kilian N†

“Visualization of Infected Red Blood Cell Surface Antigens by Fluorescence Microscopy”

†Corresponding authors

Book chapter in Methods in Molecular Biology: Malaria Immunology; targeting the surface of infected erythrocytes. 425-433

Sanchez CP, Patra P, Chang SY, Karathanasis C, Hanebutte L, Kilian N, Cyrklaff M, Heilemann M, Schwarz US, Kudryashev M, Lanzer M

“KAHRP Dynamically Relocalizes to Remodeled Actin Junctions and Associates with Knob Spirals in P. falciparum Infected Erythrocytes”

Mol Microbiol. 2021 Sep 13. doi: 10.1111/mmi.14811.


Broichhagen J† and Kilian N†

“Chemical Biology Tools to Investigate Malaria Parasites”

†Corresponding authors

Chembiochem. 2021 Jul 1;22(13):2219-2236. Review article.

Song JE, Alves T, Stutz B, Sestan-Pesa M, Kilian N, Diano S, Kibbey RG and Horvath TL

“Mitochondrial Fission Governed by Drp1 Regulates Exogenous Fatty Acid Usage and Storage” 

Metabolites. 2021 May 18;11(5):322.


Kilian N†, Zhang Y, LaMonica L, Hooker G, Toomre D, Ben Mamoun C† and Ernst AM†

“Palmitoylated Proteins in Plasmodium falciparum-Infected Erythrocytes: Investigation with Click Chemistry and Metabolic Labeling”

†Corresponding authors

Bioessays. 2020 Jun;42(6).


Gitta B† and Kilian N†

“Diagnosis of Malaria Parasites Plasmodium spp. in Endemic Areas:

Current Strategies for an Ancient Disease”

†Corresponding authors

Bioessays. 2020 Jan;42(1). Review article. Cover story. 


Thekkiniath J, Kilian N, Lawres L, Gewirtz MA, Graham MM, Liu X, Ledizet M and Ben Mamoun C

“Evidence for Vesicle-Mediated Antigen Export by the Human Pathogen Babesia microti”

Life Science Alliance. 2019 Jun 13;2(3).


Abraham A, Brasov I, Thekkiniath J, Kilian N, Lawres L, Gao R, DeBus K, He L, Yu X, Zhu G, Graham M, Liu X, Molestina R and Ben Mamoun C

“Establishment of a Continuous in vitro Culture of Babesia duncani in Human Erythrocytes Reveals Unusually High Tolerance to Recommended Therapies”

Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2018 Dec 28;293(52): 19974-19981.

Kilian N, Choi JY, Voelker DR and Ben Mamoun C

“Role of Phospholipid Synthesis in the Development and Differentiation of Malaria Parasites in the Blood”

Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2018 Nov 9;293(45):17308-17316. Review article.

Kilian N*, Goryaynov A*, Lessard MD, Hooker G, Toomre D, Rothman JE and Bewersdorf J

“Assessing Photodamage in Live-Cell STED Microscopy”

*Equal contribution

Nature Methods. 2018 Oct;15(10):755-756.


Bottanelli F, Kilian N, Ernst AM, Rivera-Molina F, Schroeder LK, Kromann EB, Lessard MD, Erdmann RS, Schepartz A, Baddeley D, Bewersdorf J, Toomre D and Rothman JE

“A Novel Physiological Role for ARF1 in the Formation of Bi-Directional Tubules from the Golgi”

Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2017 Jun 15;28(12):1676-1687.


Kilian N*, Sirismith S*, Dittmer M, Ouermi D, Bisseye C, Simpore J, Cyrklaff M, Sanchez CP and Lanzer M

“Hemoglobins S and C Affect Protein Export in Plasmodium falciparum-Infected Erythrocytes”

*Equal contribution

Biology Open. 2015 Feb 20; 4(3):400-10.




Kilian N*, Dittmer M*, Cyrklaff M, Ouermi D, Bisseye C, Simpore J, Frischknecht F, Sanchez CP and Lanzer M

“Hemoglobin S and C Affect the Motion of Maurer’s Clefts in Plasmodium falciparum-Infected Erythrocytes”

*Equal contribution

Cellular Microbiology. 2013 Jul; 15(7):1111-2.



Cyrklaff M, Sanchez CP, Kilian N, Bisseye C, Simpore J, Frischknecht F and Lanzer M

“Hemoglobins S and C Interfere with Actin Remodeling in Plasmodium falciparum-Infected Erythrocytes”

Science. 2011 Dec 2; 334(6060):1283-6.


Henrich P, Kilian N, Lanzer M and Cyrklaff M

“3-D Analysis of the Plasmodium falciparum Maurer's Clefts Using Different Electron Tomographic Approaches”

Biotechnology Journal. 2009 Jun; 4(6):888-94.

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