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Michael B. Griffith, Camille S. Pearce, Aoife T. Heaslip*. Dense granule biogenesis, secretion, and function in Toxoplasma gondii. J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2022 Mar 18; DOI: 10.1111/jeu.12904

Romain Carmeille, Porfirio Schiano Lomoriello, Parvathi M. Devarakonda, Jacob A. Kellermeier, Aoife T. Heaslip*. Actin and an unconventional myosin motor, TgMyoF, control the organization and dynamics of the endomembrane network in Toxoplasma gondii. Plos Pathogens. 2021 Feb 2; PLoS Pathog 17(2): e1008787.

Periz J, Whitelaw J, Harding C, Gras S, Del Rosario Minina MI, Latorre-Barragan F, Lemgruber L, Reimer MA, Insall R, Heaslip A*, Meissner M*. Toxoplasma gondii F-actin forms an extensive filamentous network required for material exchange and parasite maturation.Elife. 2017 Mar 21;6. pii: e24119. doi: 10.7554/eLife.24119.

Whitelaw JA, Latorre-Barragan F, Gras S, Pall GS, Leung JM, Heaslip A, Egarter S, Andenmatten N, Nelson SR, Warshaw DM, Ward GE, Meissner M. Surface attachment, promoted by the actomyosin system of Toxoplasma gondii is important for efficient gliding motility and invasion. BMC biology. 2017; 15(1):1.

Heaslip AT*, Nelson SR, Warshaw DM*. Dense granule trafficking in Toxoplasma gondii requires a unique class 27 myosin and actin filaments. Molecular Biology of the Cell 2016 Jul 1;27(13):2080-9

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Heaslip AT, Nelson SR, Lombardo AT, Beck-Previs S, Armstrong J ,Warshaw DM. Cytoskeletal Dependence of Insulin Granule Movement Dynamics in INS-1 Beta-Cells in Response to Glucose.  PLoS One. 2014 Oct 13; 9(10): e109082

Leung JM, Tran F, Pathak RB, Poupart S, Heaslip AT, Ballif BA, Westwood NJ, Ward GE. Identification of T. gondii myosin light chain-1 as a direct target of TachypleginA-2, a small-molecule inhibitor of parasite motility and invasion. PLoS One. 2014 Jun 3;9(6):e98056.

Sivagurunathan S, Heaslip A, Liu J, Hu K. Identification of functional modules of AKMT, a novel lysine methyltransferase regulating the motility of Toxoplasma gondii. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2013 May; 189(1-2):43-53.

Armstrong JM, Krementsova E, Michalek AJ, Heaslip AT, Nelson SR, Trybus KM, Warshaw DM. Full-length myosin Va exhibits altered gating during processive movement on actin. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 31;109(5):E218-24.

Heaslip AT, Nishi M, Stein B, Hu K. The motility of a human parasite, Toxoplasma gondii, is regulated by a novel lysine methyltransferase. PLoS Pathog. 2011 Sep;7(9):e1002201.

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Heaslip AT, Dzierszinski F, Stein B, Hu K. TgMORN1 is a key organizer for the basal complex of Toxoplasma gondii. PLoS Pathog. 2010 Feb 5;6(2):e1000754.

Heaslip AT, Leung JM, Carey KL, Catti F, Warshaw DM, Westwood NJ, Ballif BA, Ward GE. A small-molecule inhibitor of T. gondii motility induces the posttranslational modification of myosin light chain-1 and inhibits myosin motor activity. PLoS Pathog. 2010 Jan 15;6(1):e1000720

Heaslip AT, Ems-McClung SC, Hu K. TgICMAP1 is a novel microtubule binding protein in Toxoplasma gondii. PLoS One. 2009 Oct 12;4(10):e7406.

de Miguel N, Lebrun M, Heaslip A, Hu K, Beckers CJ, Matrajt M, Dubremetz JF, Angel SO. Toxoplasma gondii Hsp20 is a stripe-arranged chaperone-like protein associated with the outer leaflet of the inner membrane complex. Biol Cell. 2008 Aug;100(8):479-89