Baxter Lab Publications:

Baxter, R.H.G., Contet, A., Krueger, K. (2017) “Arthropod innate immune systems and vector-borne diseases” Biochemistry 56, 907-918. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.6b00870. PMID: 28072517

Baxter, R.H.G. (2016) “Chemosterilants for control of insects and insect vectors of disease” CHIMIA 70, 715-720. DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2016.715. PMID: 27779930

Meyer et al. (2016) “Data publication with the structural biology data grid supports live analysis” Nature Comm. 7,10882. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10882.

Mitri, C., Bischoff, E., Takashima, E., Williams, M., Eiglmeier, K., Pain, A., Guelbeogo, W.M., Gneme, A., Brito-Fravallo, E., Holm, I., Lavazec, C., Sagnon, N., Baxter, R.H.G., Riehle, M.M., Vernick, K.D. (2015) “An evolution-based screen for genetic differentiation between Anopheles sister taxa enriches for detection of functional immune factors” PLoS Pathog. 11, e1005306. DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005306. PMID: 26633695

Williams, M., Summers, B.J., Baxter, R.H.G. (2015) “Biophysical Analysis of Anopheles gambiae Leucine-Rich Repeat Proteins APL1A1, APL1B and APL1C and Their Interaction with LRIM1” PLoS ONE 10, e0118911. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118911. PMID: 25775123

Dziedzic, P., Cisneros, J.A., Robertson, M.J., Hare, A.A., Danford, N.E., Baxter, R.H.G., Jorgensen, W.L. (2014) “Design, synthesis, and protein crystallography of biaryltriazoles as potent inhibitors of macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor” JACS 137, 2996–3003. DOI: 10.1021/ja512112j. PMID: 25697265

Williams, M. & Baxter, R.H.G. (2014) “The structure and function of thioester-containing proteins in arthropods”, Biophys. Rev., 6, 261-272. DOI: 10.1007/s12551-014-0142-6

Han, S., Le, B.V. Hajare, H.S., Baxter, R.H.G., Miller, S.J. (2014) “X-ray crystal structure of teicoplanin A2-2 bound to a catalytic peptide sequence via the carrier protein strategy”, J. Org. Chem. 79, 8550-8556. DOI: 10.1021/jo501625f. PMID: 25147913 (Featured Article)

Le, B.V., Klöck, C., Schatz, A., Nguyen, J.B., Kakani, E.G., Catteruccia, F., Khosla, C., Baxter, R.H.G. (2014) “Dihydroisoxazole inhibitors of Anopheles gambiae transglutaminase AgTG3.” Malaria J. 13, 210. DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-210, PMID: 24888439

Melicher, M. S.; Chu, J.; Walker, A. S.; Miller, S. J.; Baxter, R. H. G.; Schepartz, A. (2013) ” Organic letters 15, 5048. DOI: 10.1021/ol402381n, PMID: 24032486

Le, B.V., Nguyen, J.B., Logarajah, S, Wang, B., Marcus, J., Williams, H.P., Catteruccia, F., Baxter, R.H.G. (2012) “Characterization of Anopheles gambiae transglutaminase 3 (AgTG3) and its native substrate Plugin.” J. Biol. Chem. 288, 4844-4853. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M112.435347, PMCID: PMC3576089

Le, B.V.*, Williams, M.*, Logarajah, S., Baxter, R.H.G. (2012) “Molecular Basis for Genetic Resistance of Anopheles gambiae to Plasmodium: Structural Analysis of TEP1 Susceptible and Resistant Alleles.” PLoS Pathog 8, e1002958. (*equal contribution) DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002958, PMCID: PMC3464232

Selected Prior Publications:

Baxter, R.H.G., Steinert, S., Chelliah, Y., Volohonsky, G., Levashina, E.A., Deisenhofer J. (2010) “A heterodimeric complex of the LRR proteins LRIM1 and APL1C regulates complement-like immunity in Anopheles gambiae”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107, 16817-16822. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1010575107, PMCID: PMC2947905

Fraiture, M.*, Baxter, R.H.G.*, Steinert, S., Chelliah, Y., Frolet, C., Quispe-Tintaya, W., Hoffmann, J.A.,  Blandin, S.A., Levashina, E.A. (2009) “Two mosquito LRR proteins function as complement control factors in the TEP1-mediated killing of Plasmodium” Cell Host Microbe 5, 273-84. (*equal contribution) DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2009.01.005, PMID 19286136.

Baxter, R.H.G., Chang, C.-I., Chelliah, Y.C., Blandin, S., Levashina, E.A., Deisenhofer, J. (2007) “Structural basis for conserved complement factor-like function in the antimalarial protein TEP1” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 11615-11620. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0704967104, PMCID: PMC1905922