PUBLICATIONS

1.    Preetinder P. Singh, Swapna Joshi, Pamela J Russell, Sham Nair and Aparajita Khatri. 2011. Purine Nucleoside Phosphorylase mediated molecular chemotherapy and conventional chemotherapy: A tangible union against chemoresistant cancer. BMC Cancer. Accepted for publication.


2.     Smith LC, Ghosh J, Buckley KM, Clow LA, Dheilly NM, Haug T, Henson JH, Li C, Lun CM, Majeske AJ, Matranga V, Nair SV, Rast JP, Raftos DA, Roth M, Sacchi S, Schrankel CS, Stensvåg K. 2011. Echinoderm immunity. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 708:260-301.

3.     Thompson EL, Taylor DA, Nair SV, Birch G, Haynes PA, Raftos DA. 2011. A proteomic analysis of the effects of metal contamination on Sydney Rock Oyster (Saccostrea glomerata) haemolymph. Aquatic Toxicology. 103(3-4):241-9.

4.     Nolwenn M. Dheilly, Debra Birch, Sham V. Nair, David A. Raftos. 2011. Ultrastructural localization of highly variable 185/333 immune response proteins in sea urchins.  Immunology and Cell Biology.  Accepted for publication.

5.     Dheilly NM, Haynes PA, Bove U, Nair SV, Raftos DA. 2011. Comparative proteomic analysis of a sea urchin (Heliocidaris erythrogramma) antibacterial response revealed the involvement of apextrin and calreticulin. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 106(2):223-9.

6.     Nolwenn M. Dheilly, Paul A. Haynes, L. Courtney Smith, David A. Raftos, Sham V. Nair. 2011 Shotgun proteomic analysis of coelomocytes from the purple sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. Proteomics. Accepted for publication.

7.    Radhakrishnan, P., Nair, S., Raftos, D. & Taylor, P.W.  2011. Analysis of accessory gland contents by 2-D gel electrophoresis Proteome Science.  Accepted for publication.

8.     Kuchel RP, Raftos DA, Nair S. 2010 Immunosuppressive effects of environmental stressors on immunological function in Pinctada imbricata. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 29(6):930-6.

9.     George S Wilson, David A Raftos, Sham V Nair. 2010. Antimicrobial activity of surface attached marine bacteria in biofilms.  Microbiological Research. Accepted for publication. IF=1.84

10. Ghosh J, Buckley KM, Nair SV, Raftos DA, Miller C, Majeske AJ, Hibino T, Rast JP, Roth M, Smith LC. 2009. Sp185/333: A novel family of genes and proteins involved in the purple sea urchin immune response. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 34(3):235-45

11. Wilson GS, Raftos DA, Corrigan SL, Nair SV. 2009. Diversity and antimicrobial activities of surface-attached marine bacteria from Sydney Harbour, Australia. Microbiol Res. 165(4):300-11.

12. Nair SV, Simonian M, Nell JA, Raftos DA. 2009. Proteomic clues to the identification of QX disease-resistance biomarkers in selectively bred Sydney rock oysters, Saccostrea glomerata. J Proteomics. 73(2):209-17

13. Simonian M, Nair SV, O'Connor WA, Raftos DA. 2009. Protein markers of Marteilia sydneyi infection in Sydney rock oysters, Saccostrea glomerata. J Fish Dis. 32(4):367-75.

14. Radhakrishnan P, Nair SV, Raftos DA and Taylor PW. 2009. Transfer and fate of male ejaculate in female Queensland fruit flies. Physiological Entomology. In press.

15. Dheilly NM, Nair SV, Smith LC and Raftos DA. 2008. Highly variable immune-response proteins from the sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus: Diversity of 185/333 proteins within and among individuals. Journal of Immunology.  182(4):2203-12

16. Duncan LG, Nair SV, Deane EM. 2008. The marsupial CD8 gene locus: molecular cloning and expression analysis of the alpha and beta sequences in the gray short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis domestica) and the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii).Veterinary Immunopathology.  129(1-2):14-27.

17. Radhakrishnan P, Marchini D, Nair SV, Raftos DA and Taylor PW. 2008. Ultrastructure of the male accessory glands of the Queensland fruit fly, Bactrocera tryoni, with a preliminary characterization of their secretions (Diptera: Tephritidae). Arthropod Structure and Development. In press.

18. Aladaileh S, Mohammad MG, Ferrari B, Nair SV and Raftos DA. 2008. In vitro effects of noradrenaline on Sydney rock oyster (Saccostrea glomerata) hemocytes. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B. 151(4):691-7.

19. Raftos DA and Nair SV. 2008. New immune systems: Disease-specific immune responses in invertebrates, and potential applications in aquaculture. World Aquaculture.

20. Bowden L, Dheilly NM, Raftos DA and Nair SV. 2008. New Immune Systems: Pathogen-specific host defence, life history strategies and hypervariable immune-response genes of invertebrates. Invertebrate Survival Journal: 4: 127-136.

21. Aladaileh S, Nair SV, Raftos DA. 2008. Effects of noradrenaline on immunological activity in Sydney rock oysters. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 32: 627-36.

22. Aladaileh S, Nair SV and Raftos DA. 2008. Effects of noradrenaline on immunological activity in Sydney rock oysters. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 32, 627–636.

23. Duncan LG, Nair SV, Deane EM. 2007. Molecular characterisation and expression of CD4 in two distantly related marsupials: the gray short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis domestica) and tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Molecular Immunology. 44:3641-52.

24. Aladaileh S, Nair SV and Raftos DA 2007. Induction of phenoloxidase and other immunological activities in Sydney rock oysters challenged with microbial pathogen-associate molecular patterns. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 23: 1196-1208.

25. Aladaileh S, Peters R, Nair SV and Raftos DA. 2007. Characterization of phenoloxidase activity in Sydney rock oysters (Saccostrea glomerata). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B. 148: 470–480.

26. Aladaileh, S., Nair, S.V., Birch, D and Raftos, D.A. 2007. Sydney Rock oyster (Saccostrea glomerata) hemocytes: morphology and function.  Journal of Invertebrate Pathology.  96: 48-63.

27. Sea Urchin Genome Sequencing Consortium. 2006. The genome of the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. Science. 314:941-52.

28. Hibino T, Loza-Coll M, Messier C, Majeske AJ, Cohen AH, Terwilliger DP, Buckley KM, Brockton V, Nair SV, Berney K, Fugmann SD, Anderson MK, Pancer Z, Cameron RA, Smith LC, Rast JP. 2006. The immune gene repertoire encoded in the purple sea urchin genome. Developmental Biology. 300:349-65.

29. LC Smith, JP Rast, V Brockton, DP Terwilliger, SV Nair, KM Buckley, AJ Majeske. 2006. The sea urchin immune system. Invertebrate Survival Journal, 3: 25-39,

30. Green PG, Luty A, Nair SV and Raftos DA. 2006. A second form of collagenous lectin from the tunicate, Styela plicata. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B. 144: 343-350.

31. Nair SV, Ramsden A and Raftos DA. 2005. Ancient origins: complement in invertebrates Invertebrate Survival Journal. 2:114-123

32. Nair SV, Del Valle H, Gross PS, Terwilliger DP, Smith LC. 2005. Macroarray analysis of coelomocyte gene expression in response to LPS in the sea urchin. Identification of unexpected immune diversity in an invertebrate. Physiological Genomics. 22:33-47.

33. Raftos D, Nair S. 2004. Tunicate cytokine-like molecules and their involvement in host defense responses. Progress in Molecular and Subcellular Biology. 34:165-82.

34. Green PL, Nair SV, Raftos DA. 2004. Secretion of a collectin-like protein in tunicates is enhanced during inflammatory responses. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 27:3-9.

35. Raftos DA, Fabbro M, Nair SV. 2004. Exocytosis of a complement component C3-like protein by tunicate hemocytes. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 27:181-90.

36. Raftos DA, Robbins J, Newton RA, Nair SV. 2003. A complement component C3a-like peptide stimulates chemotaxis by hemocytes from an invertebrate chordate-the tunicate, Pyura stolonifera. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 134:377-86.

37. Raftos, D.A., Nair, S.V., Robbins, J., Newton, R.A. and Peters, R. 2002. A complement component C3-like protein from the tunicate, Styela plicata.  Developmental and Comparative Immunology.; 26: 307-12

38. Nair, S.V., Burandt, M., Hutchinson, A., Raison, R.L. and Raftos, D.A. 2001. A C-type lectin from the tunicate Styela plicata that modulates cellular activity.  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 129:11-24.

39. Raftos, D.A., Green, P., Mahajan, D., Newton, R.A., Pearce, S., Peters, R., Robbins, J. and Nair, S.V. 2001. Collagenous lectins in tunicates and the proteolytic activation of complement. Advances in Experimental and Medical Biology. 484,229-36.

40. Pearce S, Newton RA, Nair SV, Raftos DA. 2001. Humoral opsonins of the tunicate, Pyura stolonifera. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 25: 377-85.

41. Tujula N, Radford J, Nair SV, Raftos DA.  2001. Effects of tributyltin and other metals on the phenoloxidase activating system of the tunicate, Styela plicata.  Aquatic Toxicology. 55:191-201.

42. Nair, S.V., Pearce, S., Green, P.L., Mahajan, D., Newton, R.A. and Raftos, D.A. 2000. A collectin-like protein from tunicates. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B. 125: 279-289

43. Tiwari, D., Nair, S., de Ungria, C., Lawrence, G., Hayden, M., Love, D., Whalley, M. 1995. Equine Herpesvirus 1 Glycoprotein C expressed in a baculovirus system accelerates virus clearance. Archives of Virology. 149: 300-358. 

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