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1. Personal Information

Bill Sullivan
My web page
Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Microbiology, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2. Community Expertise

Toxoplasma Research Community
Molecular biology

3. Publications


1. Roos DS, Sullivan Jr WJ, Striepen B, Bohne W, and Donald RGK. (1997) Tagging genes and trapping
promoters in Toxoplasma gondii by insertional mutagenesis. Methods, 13:112-122.
2. Sullivan Jr WJ, Chiang CW, Wilson CM, Naguib FNM, el Kouni MH, Donald RGK, and Roos DS. (1999)
Insertional tagging of at least two loci associated with resistance to adenine arabinoside in Toxoplasma
gondii, and cloning of the adenosine kinase locus. Mol Biochem Parasitol, 103:1-14.
3. Chiang CW, Carter N, Sullivan Jr WJ, Donald RGK, Roos DS, Naguib FNM, el Kouni MH, Ullman B, and
Wilson CM. (1999) The Adenosine Transporter of Toxoplasma gondii: Identification by insertional
mutagensis, cloning, and recombinant expression. J Biol Chem, 274:35255-35261.
4. Darling J, Sullivan Jr WJ, Carter D, Ullman B, and Roos DS. (1999) Recombinant expression and
characterization of Toxoplasma gondii adenosine kinase. Mol Biochem Parasitol, 103:15-23.
5. Roos DS, Crawford MJ, Donald RGK, Fohl LM, Hager K, Kissinger JC, Reynolds MG, Striepen B, and Sullivan Jr WJ. (1999) Transport and trafficking: Toxoplasma as a model for Plasmodium. Novartis Fdn Symp, 226:176-198.
6. Sullivan Jr WJ and Smith CK 2nd. (2000) Cloning and characterization of a novel histone acetyltransferase
homologue from the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii reveals a distinct GCN5 family member. Gene,
7. Sullivan Jr WJ, Monroy MA, Bohne W, Chrivia J, Yaciuk P, Nallani KC, Smith II CK, Queener SF. (2003)
Molecular cloning and characterization of an SRCAP chromatin remodeling homologue in Toxoplasma
gondii. Parasitol Res, 90:1-8.
8. Sullivan Jr WJ (2003) Histone H3 and H3.3 variants in the protozoan pathogens Plasmodium falciparum
and Toxoplasma gondii. J DNA Seq, 14:227-231.
9. Sullivan Jr WJ, Narasimhan J, Bhatti MM, RC Wek (2004) Parasite-specific eukaryotic initiation factor -2
(eIF2) kinase required for stress-induced translation control. Biochem J, 380:523-531.
10. Chaudhary K, Darling JA, Fohl LM, Sullivan Jr WJ, Donald RGK, Pfefferkorn ER, Ullman B, Roos DS
(2004) Purine salvage pathways in the apicomplexan parasite Toxoplasma. J Biol Chem, 279:31221-7.
11. Nallani KC and Sullivan Jr WJ (2005) Identification of proteins interacting with Toxoplasma SRCAP by
yeast two-hybrid screening. Parasitol Res, 95:236-42.
12. Bhatti MM and Sullivan Jr WJ (2005) Histone acetylase GCN5 enters the nucleus via importin-alpha in
protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. J Biol Chem, 280:5902-8.
13. Sullivan Jr WJ, Dixon SE, Li C, Striepen B, Queener SF (2005) IMP dehydrogenase from the protozoan
parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 49:2172-9.
14. Rider Jr SD, Cai X, Sullivan Jr WJ, Smith AT, Radke J, White M, Zhu G. (2005) The protozoan parasite
Cryptosporidium parvum possesses two functionally and evolutionally divergent Replication Protein A large
subunits, J Biol Chem, 280: 31460-9.
15. Saksouk N, Bhatti MM, Kieffer S, Smith AT, Musset K, Garin J Sullivan Jr WJ, Cesbron-Delauw M, Hakimi
MA (2005) Histone-modifying complexes regulate gene expression pertinent to the differentiation of the
protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Mol Cell Biol, 25:10301-14. (featured on cover)
16. Smith AT, Tucker-Samaras SD, Fairlamb AH, Sullivan Jr WJ (2005) MYST-family histone acetyl
-transferases in the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Eukaryot Cell, 4:2057-65.
17. Bhatti MB, Livingston M, Mullapudi N, Sullivan Jr WJ (2006) Pair of unusual GCN5 histone acetyl
-transferases and ADA2 homologues in the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Eukaryot Cell, 5:62-76.
(featured on cover)
18. Sullivan Jr WJ, Hakimi MA (2006) Histone mediated gene activation in Toxoplasma gondii. Mol Biochem
Parasitol, 148:109-16. Invited review.
19. Sullivan Jr WJ, Naguleswaran A, Angel SO (2006). Histone codes and gene expression in protozoan
parasites. Cell Micro, 8:1850-61. Invited review.
20. Smith AT, Livingston MR, Mai A, Filetici P, Queener SF, Sullivan Jr WJ. Quinoline derivative
MC1626, a putative GCN5 histone acetyltransferase inhibitor, has activity against Toxoplasma gondii.


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