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  • Lev S, Bowring, B, Desmarini D and JT Djordjevic (2021). Inositol polyphosphate-protein interactions: implications for microbial pathogenicity (Invited review) . Cellular Microbiology . 23 (6) , e13325. [More Information]
  • Peel E, Cheng Y, Djordjevic JT, O’Meally D, Thomas M, Kuhn M, Sorrell T.C, Huston WM and Belov K. (2021). Koala cathelicidin PhciCath5 has antimicrobial activity, including against Chlamydia pecorum.. PLoS one . 16 (4) , e0249658. [More Information]

  • Squizani ED, Vieira Reuwsaat, JC, Lev S, Motta, H, Sperotto J, Kaufman-Francis K, Desmarini D, Henning Vainstein M, Staats, CC, Djordjevic JT^ and Kmetzsch L^. (2020). Calcium Binding Protein Ncs1 Is Calcineurin Regulated in Cryptococcus neoformans and Essential for Cell Division and Virulence. . mSphere . 5 (5) , e00761-20.. [More Information]
  • Desmarini D, Lev S, Furkert D, Crossett B, Saiardi A, Kaufman-Francis K, Li C, Sorrell TC, Wilkinson-White L, Matthews J, Fiedler D, Djordjevic JT. (2020). IP7-SPX domain interaction controls fungal virulence by stabilizing phosphate signaling machinery. mBio . 11 (5) , e01920-20.. [More Information]
  • Lev S, Li C, Desmarini D, Liuwantara D, Sorrell TC, Hawthorne WJ, and Djordjevic JT (2020). Monitoring Glycolysis and Respiration Highlights Metabolic Inflexibility of Cryptococcus neoformans. . Pathogens . 9 (9) , 684. [More Information]

  • Lev, S., Li, C., Desmarini, D., Sorrell, T., Saiardi, A., Djordjevic, J. (2019). Fungal Kinases With a Sweet Tooth: Pleiotropic Roles of Their Phosphorylated Inositol Sugar Products in the Pathogenicity of Cryptococcus neoformans Present Novel Drug Targeting Opportunities. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 9 , 248. [More Information]
  • Lev, S., Rupasinghe, T., Desmarini, D., Kaufman-Francis, K., Sorrell, T., Roessner, U., Djordjevic, J. (2019). The PHO signaling pathway directs lipid remodeling in Cryptococcus neoformans via DGTS synthase to recycle phosphate during phosphate deficiency. PloS One. 14 (2) , 1-18. [More Information]

  • Squizani, E., Oliveira, N., Reuwsaat, J., Marques, B., Lopes, W., Gerber, A., de Vasconcelos, A., Lev, S., Djordjevic, J., Schrank, A., et al (2018). Cryptococcal dissemination to the central nervous system requires the vacuolar calcium transporter Pmc1. Cellular Microbiology. 20 (2) , 1-13. [More Information]
  • Djordjevic, J., Lev, S. (2018). Fungal Secretion: The Next-Gen Target of Antifungal Agents?. Cell Chemical Biology. 25 (3) , 233-235. [More Information]
  • Chia, S., Lai, Y., Yagoub, D., Lev, S., Hamey, J., Ignatius Pang, C., Desmarini, D., Chen, Z., Djordjevic, J., Erce, M., et al (2018). Knockout of the Hmt1p arginine methyltransferase in saccharomyces cerevisiae leads to the dysregulation of phosphate-associated genes and processes. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics. 17 (12) , 2462-2479. [More Information]

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  • Obando Gutierrez, D., Koda, Y., Pantarat, N., Lev, S., Zuo, X., Oei Bijosono, J., Widmer, A., Djordjevic, J., Sorrell, T., Jolliffe, K. (2018). Synthesis and evaluation of a series of bis(pentylpyridinium) compounds as antifungal agents. ChemMedChem: chemistry enabling drug discovery. 13 (14) , 1421-1436. [More Information]
  • Kaufman-Francis, K., Djordjevic, J., Juillard, P., Lev, S., Desmarini, D., Grau, G., Sorrell, T. (2018). The Early Innate Immune Response to, and Phagocyte-Dependent Entry of, Cryptococcus neoformans Map to the Perivascular Space of Cortical Post-Capillary Venules in Neurocryptococcosis. American Journal of Pathology. 188 (7) , 1653-1665. [More Information]
  • Lev, S., Djordjevic, J. (2018). Why is a functional PHO pathway required by fungal pathogens to disseminate within a phosphate-rich host: A paradox explained by alkaline pH-simulated nutrient deprivation and expanded PHO pathway function. PLoS Pathogens. 14 (6) , e1007021. [More Information]

  • Raj, S., Nazemidashtarjandi, S., Kim, J., Joffe, L., Zhang, X., Singh, A., Mor, V., Desmarini, D., Djordjevic, J., Raleigh, D., et al (2017). Changes in glucosylceramide structure affect virulence and membrane biophysical properties of Cryptococcus neoformans. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Biomembranes. 1859 (11) , 2224-2233. [More Information]
  • Oliveira, L., Costa, M., Magalhaes, T., Bastos, R., Santos, P., Carneiro, H., Ribeiro, N., Ferreira, G., Ribeiro, L., Djordjevic, J., Sorrell, T. (2017). Influenza a virus as a predisposing factor for cryptococcosis. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 7 (419) , 1-13. [More Information]
  • Oliveira, L., Costa, M., Magalhaes, T., Bastos, R., Santos, P., Carneiro, H., Ribeiro, N., Ferreira, G., Ribeiro, L., Djordjevic, J., Sorrell, T., et al (2017). Influenza A Virus as a Predisposing Factor for Cryptococcosis. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 7 (419) , 1-13. [More Information]

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  • Li, C., Lev, S., Desmarini, D., Kaufman-Francis, K., Saiardi, A., Silva, A., Mackay, J., Thompson, P., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J. (2017). IP3-4 kinase Arg1 regulates cell wall homeostasis and surface architecture to promote clearance of Cryptococcus neoformans infection in a mouse model. Virulence. 8 (8) , 1833-1848. [More Information]
  • Li, C., Lev, S., Desmarini, D., Kaufman-Francis, K., Saiardi, A., Silva, A., Mackay, J., Thompson, P., Sorrell, T. (2017). IP3-4�kinase Arg1 regulates cell wall homeostasis and surface architecture to promote clearance of�Cryptococcus neoformans�infection in a mouse model. Virulence. 8 (8) , 1833-1848. [More Information]
  • Peel, E., Cheng, Y., Djordjevic, J., Kuhn, M., Sorrell, T., Belov, K. (2017). Marsupial and monotreme cathelicidins display antimicrobial activity, including against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Microbiology. 163 (10) , 1457-1465. [More Information]
  • Peel, E., Cheng, Y., Djordjevic, J., Kuhn, M., Sorrell, T., Belov, K. (2017). Marsupial and monotreme cathelicidins display antimicrobial activity, including against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Microbiology. 163 , 1457-1465. [More Information]
  • Lev, S., Kaufman-Francis, K., Desmarini, D., Juillard, P., Li, C., Stifter, S., Feng, C., Sorrell, T., Grau, G., Bahn, Y., Djordjevic, J. (2017). Pho4 is essential for dissemination of Cryptococcus neoformans to the host brain by promoting phosphate uptake and growth at alkaline pH. mSphere. 2 (1) [More Information]

  • Peel, E., Cheng, Y., Djordjevic, J., Fox, S., Sorrell, T., Belov, K. (2016). Cathelicidins in the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii). Scientific Reports. 6 , 1-9. [More Information]
  • Sorrell, T., Juillard, P., Djordjevic, J., Kaufman-Francis, K., Dietmann, A., Milonig, A., Combes, V., Grau, G. (2016). Cryptococcal transmigration across a model brain blood-barrier: evidence of the Trojan horse mechanism and differences between Cryptococcus neoformans var grubii strain H99 and C gattii strain R265. Microbes and Infection. 18 (1) , 57-67. [More Information]
  • Li, C., Lev, S., Saiardi, A., Desmarini, D., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J. (2016). Identification of a major IP5 kinase in Cryptococcus neoformans confirms that PP-IP5/IP7, not IP6, is essential for virulence. Scientific Reports. 6 , 1-13. [More Information]

  • Evans, R., Li, Z., Hughes, W., Djordjevic, J., Nielsen, K., May, R. (2015). Cryptococcal phospholipase B1 is required for intracellular proliferation and control of titan cell morphology during macrophage infection. Infection and Immunity. 83 (4) , 1296-1304. [More Information]
  • Lev, S., Li, C., Desmarini, D., Saiardi, A., Fewings, N., Schibeci, S., Sharma, R., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J. (2015). Fungal Inositol Pyrophosphate IP7 Is Crucial for Metabolic Adaptation to the Host Environment and Pathogenicity. mBio. 6 (3) , 1-15. [More Information]
  • McMullan, B., Desmarini, D., Djordjevic, J., Chen, S., Roper, M., Sorrell, T. (2015). Rapid microscopy and use of vital dyes: Potential to determine viability of Cryptococcus neoformans in the clinical Laboratory. PloS One. 10 (1) , 1-10. [More Information]

  • Biswas, C., Zuo, X., Chen, S., Schibeci, S., Forwood, J., Jolliffe, K., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J. (2014). Functional disruption of yeast metacaspase, Mca1, leads to miltefosine resistance and inability to mediate miltefosine-induced apoptotic effects. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 67 , 71-81. [More Information]
  • Lev, S., Crossett, B., Cha, S., Desmarini, D., Li, C., Chayakulkeeree, M., Wilson, C., Williamson, P., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J. (2014). Identification of Aph1, a Phosphate-Regulated, Secreted, and Vacuolar Acid Phosphatase in Cryptococcus neoformans. mBio. 5 (5) , 1-13. [More Information]

  • Biswas, C., Djordjevic, J., Zuo, X., Boles, E., Jolliffe, K., Sorrell, T., Chen, S. (2013). Functional characterization of the hexose transporter Hxt13p: An efflux pump that mediates resistance to miltefosine in yeast. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 61 , 23-32. [More Information]
  • Biswas, C., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J., Zuo, X., Jolliffe, K., Chen, S. (2013). In vitro activity of miltefosine as a single agent and in combination with voriconazole or posaconazole against uncommon filamentous fungal pathogens. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 68 (12) , 2842-2846. [More Information]
  • Lev, S., Desmarini, D., Li, C., Chayakulkeeree, M., Traven, A., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J. (2013). Phospholipase C of Cryptococcus neoformans Regulates Homeostasis and Virulence by Providing Inositol Trisphosphate as a Substrate for Arg1 Kinase. Infection and Immunity. 81 (4) , 1245-1255. [More Information]

  • Morrow, C., Valkov, E., Stamp, A., Chow, E., Russel Lee, I., Wronski, A., Williams, S., Hill, J., Djordjevic, J., Kappler, U., et al (2012). De novo GTP biosynthesis is critical for virulence of the fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans. PLoS Pathogens. 8 (10) , 1-17. [More Information]
  • Chow, E., Morrow, C., Djordjevic, J., Wood, I., Fraser, J. (2012). Microevolution of cryptococcus neoformans driven by massive tandem gene amplification. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29 (8) , 1987-2000. [More Information]
  • Qu, Y., Jelicic, B., Pettolino, F., Perry, A., Lo, T., Hewitt, V., Bantun, F., Beilharz, T., Peleg, A., Lithgow, T., Djordjevic, J., et al (2012). Mitochondrial Sorting and Assembly Machinery Subunit Sam37 in Candida albicans: Insight into the Roles of Mitochondria in Fitness, Cell Wall Integrity, and Virulence. Eukaryotic Cell (Online). 11 (4) , 532-544. [More Information]

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  • Lev, S., Desmarini, D., Chayakulkeeree, M., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J. (2012). The Crz1/Sp1 Transcription Factor of Cryptococcus neoformans Is Activated by Calcineurin and Regulates Cell Wall Integrity. PloS One. 7 (12) , 1-13. [More Information]
  • Rodrigues, M., Djordjevic, J. (2012). Unravelling Secretion in Cryptococcus neoformans: More than One Way to Skin a Cat. Mycopathologia. 173 (5-6) , 407-418. [More Information]

  • Havel, V., Wool, N., Ayad, D., Downey, K., Wilson, C., Larsen, P., Djordjevic, J., Panepinto, J. (2011). Ccr4 Promotes Resolution of the Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Response during Host Temperature Adaptation in Cryptococcus neoformans. Eukaryotic Cell. 10 (7) , 895-901. [More Information]
  • Dagley, M., Gentle, I., Beilharz, T., Pettolino, F., Djordjevic, J., Lo, T., Uwamahoro, N., Rupasinghe, T., Tull, D., McConville, M., et al (2011). Cell wall integrity is linked to mitochondria and phospholipid homeostasis in Candida albicans through the activity of the post-transcriptional regulator Ccr4-Pop2. Molecular Microbiology. 79 (4) , 968-989. [More Information]
  • Zuo, X., Djordjevic, J., Oei Bijosono, J., Desmarini, D., Schibeci, S., Jolliffe, K., Sorrell, T. (2011). Miltefosine Induces Apoptosis-Like Cell Death in Yeast via Cox9p in Cytochrome c Oxidase. Molecular Pharmacology. 80 (3) , 476-485. [More Information]

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  • Russel Lee, I., Chow, E., Morrow, C., Djordjevic, J., Fraser, J. (2011). Nitrogen Metabolite Repression of Metabolism and Virulence in the Human Fungal Pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans. Genetics. 188 (2) , 309-323. [More Information]
  • Chayakulkeeree, M., Johnston, S., Oei Bijosono, J., Lev, S., Williamson, P., Wilson, C., Zuo, X., Leal, A., Vainstein, M., Meyer, W., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J., et al (2011). SEC14 is a specific requirement for secretion of phospholipase B1 and pathogenicity of Cryptococcus neoformans. Molecular Microbiology. 80 (4) , 1088-1101. [More Information]
  • Fox, D., Djordjevic, J., Sorrell, T. (2011). Signaling Cascades and Enzymes as Cryptococcus Virulence Factors. Cryptococcus: From Human Pathogen to Model Yeast. , 217-234.

  • Djordjevic, J. (2010). Fostering Fungal Fitness and Pathogenicity- The Role of Phospholipases. Australian Biochemist. 41 (1) , 4-7.
  • Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J., Jolliffe, K. (2010). Fungal phospholipid metabolism forantifungal drug discovery. Microbiology Australia. 31 , 93-94.
  • Chen, S., Biswas, C., Bartley, R., Widmer, A., Pantarat, N., Obando Gutierrez, D., Djordjevic, J., Ellis, D., Jolliffe, K., Sorrell, T. (2010). In vitro antifungal activities of bis(alkylpyridinium)alkane compounds against pathogenic yeasts and molds. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 54 (8) , 3233-3240. [More Information]

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  • Gilbert, N., Donlin, M., Gerik, K., Specht, C., Djordjevic, J., Wilson, C., Sorrell, T., Lodge, J. (2010). KRE genes are required for beta-1,6-glucan synthesis, maintenance of capsule architecture and cell wall protein anchoring in Cryptococcus neoformans. Molecular Microbiology. 76 (2) , 517-534. [More Information]
  • Djordjevic, J. (2010). Role of phospholipases in fungal fitness, pathogenicity, and drug development - lessons from cryptococcus neoformans. Frontiers in Microbiology. 1 (NOV) , A125-1-A125-13. [More Information]

  • Gordon-Thomson, C., Kumari, A., Tomkins, L., Holford, P., Djordjevic, J., Wright, L., Sorrell, T., Moore, G. (2009). Chitotriosidase and gene therapy for fungal infections. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 66 (6) , 1116-1125. [More Information]
  • Panepinto, J., Komperda, K., Frases, S., Park, Y., Djordjevic, J., Casadevall, A., Williamson, P. (2009). Sec6-dependent sorting of fungal extracellular exosomes and laccase of Cryptococcus neoformans. Molecular Microbiology. 71 (5) , 1165-1176. [More Information]
  • Obando Gutierrez, D., Pantarat, N., Handke, R., Koda, Y., Widmer, A., Djordjevic, J., Ellis, D., Sorrell, T., Jolliffe, K. (2009). Synthesis, antifungal, haemolytic and cytotoxic activities of a series of bis(alkylpyridinium)alkanes. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 17 (17) , 6329-6339. [More Information]

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  • Ngamskulrungroj, P., Himmelreich, U., Breger, J., Wilson, C., Chayakulkeeree, M., Krockenberger, M., Malik, R., Daniel, H., Toffaletti, D., Djordjevic, J., Meyer, W., et al (2009). The trehalose synthesis pathway: an integral part for the virulence composite for Cryptococcus gattii. Infection and Immunity. 77 (10) , 4584-4596. [More Information]

  • Chayakulkeeree, M., Sorrell, T., Siafakas, A., Wilson, C., Pantarat, N., Gerik, K., Boadle, R., Djordjevic, J. (2008). Role and mechanism of phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C in survival and virulence of Cryptococcus neoformans. Molecular Microbiology. 69 (4) , 809-826. [More Information]

  • Siafakas, A., Sorrell, T., Wright, L., Wilson, C., Larsen, M., Boadle, R., Williamson, P., Djordjevic, J. (2007). Cell wall-linked cryptococcal phospholipase B1 is a source of secreted enzyme and a determinant of cell wall integrity. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 282 (52) , 37508-37514.
  • Jones, P., Turner, K., Djordjevic, J., Sorrell, T., Wright, L., George, A. (2007). Role of Conserved Active Site Residues in Catalysis by Phospholipase B1 from Cryptococcus neoformans. Biochemistry. 46 (35) , 10024-10032.

  • Wright, L., Santangelo, R., Ganendren, R., Payne, J., Djordjevic, J., Sorrell, T. (2006). Cryptococcal lipid metabolism: phospholipase B1 is implicated in transcellular metabolism of macrophage-derived lipids.. Eukaryotic Cell. 6 (1) , 37-47.
  • Siafakas, A., Wright, L., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J. (2006). Lipid rafts in Cryptococcus neoformans concentrate the virulence determinants phospholipase B1 and Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase.. Eukaryotic Cell. 5 (3) , 488-498.
  • Turner, K., Wright, L., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J. (2006). N-linked glycosylation sites affect secretion of cryptococcal phospholipase B1, irrespective of glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchoring.. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1760 (10) , 1569-1579.

  • Djordjevic, J., Del Poeta, M., Sorrell, T., Turner, K., Wright, L. (2005). Secretion of cryptococcal phospholipase B1 (PLB1) is regulated by a glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) anchor.. Biochemical Journal. 389 (Part 3) , 803-812.

  • Djordjevic, J., Schibeci, S., Stewart, G., Williamson, P. (2004). Hiv Type 1 Nef Increases The Association Of T Cell Receptor (Tcr)-Signaling Molecules With T Cell Rafts And Promotes Activation-Induced Raft Fusion.. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 20 (5) , 547-555.
  • Santangelo, R., Zoellner, H., Sorrell, T., Wilson, C., Bolitho (nee Donald), C., Djordjevic, J., Yi, S., Wright, L. (2004). Role Of Extracellular Phospholipases And Mononuclear Phagocytes In Dissemination Of Cryptococcosis In A Murine Model. Infection and Immunity. 72 (4) , 2229-2239.

  • Wright, L., Djordjevic, J., Schibeci, S., Himmelreich, U., Muljadi, N., Williamson, P., Lynch, G. (2003). Detergent-resistant membrane factions contribute to the total 1h nmr-visible lipid signal in cells. The FEBS Journal. 270 (9) , 2091-2100.