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Total publications: 18, 8 first author or co-first articles (highlighted in blue), 10 collaborative research articles. Total citations: 239, h-index: 9 (Source: google scholar).

1. Quarato P*, Singh M*, Bourdon L, Cecere G. Inheritance and maintenance of small RNA-mediated epigenetic effects. Bioessays 2100284 (2022). doi:10.1002/bies.202100284 (Review)

*Equal contribution


2. Singh M*, Chazal M*, Quarato P, Bourdon L, Malabat C, Vallet M, Vignuzzi M, Werf S.v.d, Behillil S, Donati F, Sauvonnet N, Nigro G, Bourgine M, Jouvenet N, Cecere G. A virus-derived microRNA targets immune response genes during SARS-CoV-2 infection. EMBO Rep. 2021, doi: 10.15252/embr.202154341 (linked Biorxiv. 2021, doi: 10.1101/2021.09.09.459577 )


3. Cornes E, Bourdon L, Singh M, Mueller F, Quarato P, Wernersson E, Bienko M, Li B, Cecere G. piRNAs regulate transcriptional programs during germline development. Dev. Cell 2021, doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2021.11.025


4. 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” and Author interview at Biopatrika


5. 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)


6. 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


7. 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


8. 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.


9. 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.


10. 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.


11. 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.


12. 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


13. 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.


14. 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 .


15. 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.


16. 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. (Review)

#Corresponding author


17. 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 (book chapter)


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

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