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    1. Mwamuye MM, Kariuki E, Omondi D, Kabii J, Odongo D, Masiga D, Villinger J. Novel Rickettsia and emergent tick-borne pathogens: A molecular survey of ticks and tick-borne pathogens in Shimba Hills National Reserve, Kenya. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2017 02; 8(2):208-218. PMID: 28011185.
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    2. Fuller ZL, Niño EL, Patch HM, Bedoya-Reina OC, Baumgarten T, Muli E, Mumoki F, Ratan A, McGraw J, Frazier M, Masiga D, Schuster S, Grozinger CM, Miller W. Genome-wide analysis of signatures of selection in populations of African honey bees (Apis mellifera) using new web-based tools. BMC Genomics. 2015 Jul 10; 16:518. PMID: 26159619.
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    3. Kipanga PN, Omondi D, Mireji PO, Sawa P, Masiga DK, Villinger J. High-resolution melting analysis reveals low Plasmodium parasitaemia infections among microscopically negative febrile patients in western Kenya. Malar J. 2014 Nov 15; 13:429. PMID: 25399409.
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    4. Lutomiah J, Omondi D, Masiga D, Mutai C, Mireji PO, Ongus J, Linthicum KJ, Sang R. Blood meal analysis and virus detection in blood-fed mosquitoes collected during the 2006-2007 Rift Valley fever outbreak in Kenya. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2014 Sep; 14(9):656-64. PMID: 25229704.
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    5. Christoffels A, Masiga D, Berriman M, Lehane M, Touré Y, Aksoy S. International glossina genome initiative 2004-2014: a driver for post-genomic era research on the African continent. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Aug; 8(8):e3024. PMID: 25144472.
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    6. Masiga D, Obiero G, Macharia R, Mireji P, Christoffels A. Chemosensory receptors in tsetse flies provide link between chemical and behavioural ecology. Trends Parasitol. 2014 Sep; 30(9):426-8. PMID: 25017128.
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    7. Wachira SW, Omar S, Jacob JW, Wahome M, Alborn HT, Spring DR, Masiga DK, Torto B. Toxicity of six plant extracts and two pyridone alkaloids from Ricinus communis against the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Parasit Vectors. 2014 Jul 04; 7:312. PMID: 24996560.
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    8. Masiga DK, Igweta L, Saini R, Ochieng'-Odero JP, Borgemeister C. Building endogenous capacity for the management of neglected tropical diseases in Africa: the pioneering role of ICIPE. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 May; 8(5):e2687. PMID: 24830708.
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    9. Obiero GF, Mireji PO, Nyanjom SR, Christoffels A, Robertson HM, Masiga DK. Odorant and gustatory receptors in the tsetse fly Glossina morsitans morsitans. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Apr; 8(4):e2663. PMID: 24763191.
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    10. Benoit JB, Hansen IA, Attardo GM, Michalková V, Mireji PO, Bargul JL, Drake LL, Masiga DK, Aksoy S. Aquaporins are critical for provision of water during lactation and intrauterine progeny hydration to maintain tsetse fly reproductive success. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Apr; 8(4):e2517. PMID: 24762803.
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    11. Aksoy S, Attardo G, Berriman M, Christoffels A, Lehane M, Masiga D, Toure Y. Human African trypanosomiasis research gets a boost: unraveling the tsetse genome. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Apr; 8(4):e2624. PMID: 24762859.
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    12. Muli E, Patch H, Frazier M, Frazier J, Torto B, Baumgarten T, Kilonzo J, Kimani JN, Mumoki F, Masiga D, Tumlinson J, Grozinger C. Evaluation of the distribution and impacts of parasites, pathogens, and pesticides on honey bee (Apis mellifera) populations in East Africa. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e94459. PMID: 24740399.
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    13. Nyambega B, Helbig C, Masiga DK, Clayton C, Levin MJ. Proteins associated with SF3a60 in T. brucei. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e91956. PMID: 24651488.
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    14. Ciosi M, Masiga DK, Turner CM. Laboratory colonisation and genetic bottlenecks in the tsetse fly Glossina pallidipes. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Feb; 8(2):e2697. PMID: 24551260.
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    15. Omondi BA, van den Berg J, Masiga D, Schulthess F. Molecular markers reveal narrow genetic base and culturing-associated genetic drift in Teretrius nigrescens Lewis populations released for the biological control of the larger grain borer in Africa. Bull Entomol Res. 2014 Apr; 104(2):143-54. PMID: 24308303.
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    16. Malele II, Ouma JO, Enyaru JC, Matovu E, Alibu V, Auma JE, Onyoyo SG, Bateta R, Changasi RE, Mukiria PW, Ndung'u K, Gitonga PK, Mwaniki LM, Nyingilili HS, Lyaruu EA, Kapange LA, Kamau PK, Masiga DK. Comparative diagnostic and analytical performance of PCR and LAMP-based trypanosome detection methods estimated using pooled whole tsetse flies and midguts. Vet Parasitol. 2013 Nov 08; 197(3-4):549-56. PMID: 23796572.
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    17. Musasia FK, Isaac AO, Masiga DK, Omedo IA, Mwakubambanya R, Ochieng R, Mireji PO. Sex-specific induction of CYP6 cytochrome P450 genes in cadmium and lead tolerant Anopheles gambiae. Malar J. 2013 Mar 15; 12:97. PMID: 23497268.
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    18. Khamis FM, Masiga DK, Mohamed SA, Salifu D, de Meyer M, Ekesi S. Taxonomic identity of the invasive fruit fly pest, Bactrocera invadens: concordance in morphometry and DNA barcoding. PLoS One. 2012; 7(9):e44862. PMID: 23028649.
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    19. Amwayi PW, Masiga DK, Govender P, Teal PE, Torto B. Mass spectral determination of phenylacetonitrile (PAN) levels in body tissues of adult desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria. J Insect Physiol. 2012 Aug; 58(8):1037-41. PMID: 22609420.
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    20. Niassy S, Maniania NK, Subramanian S, Gitonga LM, Mburu DM, Masiga D, Ekesi S. Selection of promising fungal biological control agent of the western flower thrips Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande). Lett Appl Microbiol. 2012 Jun; 54(6):487-93. PMID: 22429122.
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    21. Omondi BA, van den Berg J, Masiga D, Schulthess F. Phylogeographic structure of Teretrius nigrescens (Coleoptera: Histeridae) predator of the invasive post harvest pest Prostephanus truncatus (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae). Bull Entomol Res. 2011 Oct; 101(5):521-32. PMID: 21492492.
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    22. Muturi CN, Ouma JO, Malele II, Ngure RM, Rutto JJ, Mithöfer KM, Enyaru J, Masiga DK. Tracking the feeding patterns of tsetse flies (Glossina genus) by analysis of bloodmeals using mitochondrial cytochromes genes. PLoS One. 2011 Feb 28; 6(2):e17284. PMID: 21386971.
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    23. Obura E, Masiga D, Wachira F, Gurja B, Khan ZR. Detection of phytoplasma by loop-mediated isothermal amplification of DNA (LAMP). J Microbiol Methods. 2011 Feb; 84(2):312-6. PMID: 21185882.
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    24. Enyaru JC, Ouma JO, Malele II, Matovu E, Masiga DK. Landmarks in the evolution of technologies for identifying trypanosomes in tsetse flies. Trends Parasitol. 2010 Aug; 26(8):388-94. PMID: 20542733.
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    25. Gichora NN, Fatumo SA, Ngara MV, Chelbat N, Ramdayal K, Opap KB, Siwo GH, Adebiyi MO, El Gonnouni A, Zofou D, Maurady AA, Adebiyi EF, de Villiers EP, Masiga DK, Bizzaro JW, Suravajhala P, Ommeh SC, Hide W. Ten simple rules for organizing a virtual conference--anywhere. PLoS Comput Biol. 2010 Feb 26; 6(2):e1000650. PMID: 20195548.
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    26. Obura E, Midega CA, Masiga D, Pickett JA, Hassan M, Koji S, Khan ZR. Recilia banda Kramer (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae), a vector of Napier stunt phytoplasma in Kenya. Naturwissenschaften. 2009 Oct; 96(10):1169-76. PMID: 19578826.
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    27. Omondi AB, Orantes LC, VAN DEN Berg J, Masiga D, Schulthess F. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers from Teretrius nigrescens Lewis (Coleoptera: Histeridae), predator of the storage pest Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae). Mol Ecol Resour. 2009 Jul; 9(4):1236-9. PMID: 21564888.
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    28. Khamis F, Karam N, Guglielmino CR, Ekesi S, Masiga D, DE Meyer M, Kenya EU, Malacrida AR. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in the newly discovered invasive fruit fly pest in Africa, Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae). Mol Ecol Resour. 2008 Nov; 8(6):1509-11. PMID: 21586091.
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    29. Thuita JK, Kagira JM, Mwangangi D, Matovu E, Turner CM, Masiga D. Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense transmitted by a single tsetse fly bite in vervet monkeys as a model of human African trypanosomiasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008; 2(5):e238. PMID: 18846231.
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    30. Tait A, Macleod A, Tweedie A, Masiga D, Turner CM. Genetic exchange in Trypanosoma brucei: evidence for mating prior to metacyclic stage development. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2007 Jan; 151(1):133-6. PMID: 17134768.
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    31. Barr NB, Copeland RS, De Meyer M, Masiga D, Kibogo HG, Billah MK, Osir E, Wharton RA, McPheron BA. Molecular diagnostics of economically important Ceratitis fruit fly species (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Africa using PCR and RFLP analyses. Bull Entomol Res. 2006 Oct; 96(5):505-21. PMID: 17092362.
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    32. Masiga DK, Ndung'u K, Tweedie A, Tait A, Turner CM. Trypanosoma evansi: genetic variability detected using amplified restriction fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) and random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis of Kenyan isolates. Exp Parasitol. 2006 Nov; 114(3):147-53. PMID: 16624308.
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    33. Juri Ayub M, Smulski CR, Nyambega B, Bercovich N, Masiga D, Vazquez MP, Aguilar CF, Levin MJ. Protein-protein interaction map of the Trypanosoma cruzi ribosomal P protein complex. Gene. 2005 Sep 12; 357(2):129-36. PMID: 16120475.
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    34. Ng'ayo MO, Njiru ZK, Kenya EU, Muluvi GM, Osir EO, Masiga DK. Detection of trypanosomes in small ruminants and pigs in western Kenya: important reservoirs in the epidemiology of sleeping sickness? Kinetoplastid Biol Dis. 2005 Jul 14; 4:5. PMID: 16018802.
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    35. Masiga DK, Turner CM. Amplified (restriction) fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) analysis. Methods Mol Biol. 2004; 270:173-86. PMID: 15153627.
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    36. Irungu P, Nyamwaro SO, Masiga DK. Financial implications of rearing sheep and goats under natural trypanosomosis challenge at Galana ranch, Kenya. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2002 Nov; 34(6):503-13. PMID: 12537388.
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    37. Masiga DK, Okech G, Irungu P, Ouma J, Wekesa S, Ouma B, Guya SO, Ndung'u JM. Growth and mortality in sheep and goats under high tsetse challenge in Kenya. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2002 Nov; 34(6):489-501. PMID: 12537387.
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    38. Tait A, Masiga D, Ouma J, MacLeod A, Sasse J, Melville S, Lindegard G, McIntosh A, Turner M. Genetic analysis of phenotype in Trypanosoma brucei: a classical approach to potentially complex traits. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2002 Jan 29; 357(1417):89-99. PMID: 11839186.
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    39. Masiga DK, Tait A, Turner CM. Amplified restriction fragment length polymorphism in parasite genetics. Parasitol Today. 2000 Aug; 16(8):350-3. PMID: 10900484.
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    40. Ouma JO, Masake RA, Masiga DK, Moloo SK, Njuguna JT, Ndung'u JM. Comparative sensitivity of dot-ELISA, PCR and dissection method for the detection of trypanosome infections in tsetse flies (Diptera: glossinidae). Acta Trop. 2000 May 31; 75(3):315-21. PMID: 10838215.
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    41. Masiga DK, McNamara JJ, Gibson WC. A repetitive DNA sequence specific for Trypanosoma (Nannomonas) godfreyi. Vet Parasitol. 1996 Mar; 62(1-2):27-33. PMID: 8638390.
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    42. Masiga DK, McNamara JJ, Laveissière C, Truc P, Gibson WC. A high prevalence of mixed trypanosome infections in tsetse flies in Sinfra, Côte d'Ivoire, detected by DNA amplification. Parasitology. 1996 Jan; 112 ( Pt 1):75-80. PMID: 8587804.
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    43. McNamara JJ, Laveissière C, Masiga DK. Multiple trypanosome infections in wild tsetse in Côte d'Ivoire detected by PCR analysis and DNA probes. Acta Trop. 1995 May; 59(2):85-92. PMID: 7676910.
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    44. Masiga DK, Smyth AJ, Hayes P, Bromidge TJ, Gibson WC. Sensitive detection of trypanosomes in tsetse flies by DNA amplification. Int J Parasitol. 1992 Nov; 22(7):909-18. PMID: 1459784.
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