My publications

Primary publications – first author or co-first research articles

1. Singh M, Cornes E, Li B, Quarato P, Bourdon L, Dingli F, Loew D, Proccacia S, Cecere G. Translation and codon usage regulate Argonaute slicer activity to trigger small RNA biogenesis. Nat Comms. 2021, doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23615-w (linked Biorxiv. 2020, doi: 10.1101/2020.09.04.282863)

Featured in the Editor’s highlight collection of “From molecules and cells to organisms”

Author interview at Biopatrika

2. Barucci, G.*, Cornes, E.*, Singh, M.*, Li, B., Ugolini, M., Samolygo, A., Didier, C., Dingli, F., Loew, D., Quarato, P., Cecere, G. Small-RNA-mediated transgenerational silencing of histone genes impairs fertility in piRNA mutants. Nat Cell Biol. 2020, doi: 10.1038/s41556-020-0462-7.

*Equal contribution , Highlighted on Cover page of Nature Cell Biology

3. Singh M, Beri D, Nageshan RK, Chavaan L, Gadara D, Poojary M, Subramaniam S, Tatu U. A secreted Heat shock protein 90 of Trichomonas vaginalis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018, doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006493.

4. Raman S*, Singh M*, Tatu U, Suguna K. First Structural View of a Peptide Interacting with the Nucleotide Binding Domain of Heat Shock Protein 90. Sci Rep. 2015, doi: 10.1038/srep17015.

*Equal contribution

5. Singh M, Sharma S, Bhattacharya A, Tatu U. Heat Shock Protein 90 regulates encystation in Entamoeba. Front Microbiol. 2015, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01125.

6. Singh M, Shah V, Tatu U. A novel C-terminal homologue of Aha1 co-chaperone binds to heat shock protein 90 and stimulates its ATPase activity in Entamoeba histolytica. J Mol Biol. 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2014.01.008 .

Collaborative research articles

7. Quarato, P., Singh, M., Cornes, E., Li, B., Bourdon, L., Didier, C., Cecere, G. Germline inherited small RNAs facilitate the clearance of untranslated maternal mRNAs in C. elegans embryos. Nat Comm. 2021, doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-21691-6 (Linked Biorxiv doi: 10.1101/2020.02.03.919597).  

8. Sinha A, Baumgarten S, Distiller A, McHugh E, Chen P, Singh M, Bryant JM, Liang J, Cecere G, Dedon PC, Preiser PR, Ralph SA, Scherf A. Functional Characterization of the m6A-Dependent Translational Modulator PfYTH.2 in the Human Malaria Parasite. mBio. 2021, doi: 10.1128/mBio.006.61-21

9. Yadav SC, Kumar R, Kumar J, Singh M, Bera BC, Kumar R, Tatu U, Tehri K. Antigenic characterization of 52-55kDa protein isolated from Trypanosoma evansi and its application in detection of equine trypanosomosis. Res Vet Sci. 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2017.07.034.

10. Sarjapuram N, Mekala N, Singh M, Tatu U. The Potential of Lactobacillus casei and Entercoccus faecium Combination as a Preventive Probiotic Against Entamoeba. Probiotics Antimicrob Proteins. 2017, doi: 10.1007/s12602-016-9232-z.

11. Kinnaird JH, Singh M, Gillan V, Weir W, Calder ED, Hostettler I, Tatu U, Devaney E, Shiels BR. Characterization of HSP90 isoforms in transformed bovine leukocytes infected with Theileria annulata. Cell Microbiol. 2017, doi: 10.1111/cmi.12669.  

12. Sayeed SK, Shah V, Chaubey S, Singh M, Alampalli SV, Tatu U. Identification of heat shock factor binding protein in Plasmodium falciparum. Malar J. 2014, doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-118.

Review articles

13. Rochani AK, Mithra C, Singh M#, Tatu U. Heat shock protein 90 as a potential drug target against surra. Parasitology. 2014, doi: 10.1017/S0031182014000845.

#Corresponding author

14. Rochani AK, Singh M, Tatu U. Heat shock protein 90 inhibitors as broad spectrum anti-infectives. Curr Pharm Des. 2013,  doi: 10.2174/1381612811306030377

Book Chapters

15. Rochani A, Singh M, Tatu U. Heat-shock Protein 90 as an Antimalarial Target. Inhibitors of Molecular Chaperones as Therapeutic Agents, Edited by Timothy D Machajewski, Zhenhai Gao. 2014, Royal Society of Chemistry., ISBN: 978-1-84973-666-4. doi: 10.1039/9781849739689-00379