Bass D, Czech L, Williams BAP, Berney C, Dunthorn M, Mahé F, Torruella G, Stentiford GD, Williams TA (2018). Clarifying the Relationships between Microsporidia and Cryptomycota. J Eukaryot Microbiol Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text

Williams BAP, Hamilton KM, Jones DM, Bass D (2018). Group-specific environmental sequencing reveals high levels of ecological heterogeneity across the microsporidian radiation. Environmental Microbiology Reports URL.  Full text. DOI.

Jaroenlak P, Wiredu Boakye D, Vanichviriyakit R, Williams BAP, Sritunyalucksana K and Itsathitphaisarn O (2018). Identification, characterization and heparin binding capacity of a spore-wall, virulence protein from the shrimp microsporidian, Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP). Parasites and Vectors URL.  Full text. DOI.


Wiredu Boakye D, Jaroenlak P, Prachumwat A, Williams TA, Bateman K, Itsathiphaisarn O, Sritunyalucksan K, Paszkiewicz K, Moore KA, Stentiford G, Williams BAP (2017). Decay of the glycolytic pathway and adaptation to intranuclear parasitism within Enterocytozoonidae microsporidia. Environmental Microbiology URL.  Full text. DOI.

Stentiford GD, Sritunyalucksana K, Flegel TW, Williams BAP, Withyachumnarnkul B, Itsathitphaisarn O, Bass D (2017). New Paradigms to Help Solve the Global Aquaculture Disease Crisis. PLoS Pathog, 13(2). URL.  Full text. DOI.


Williams TA, Nakjang S, Campbell SE, Freeman MA, Eydal M, Moore K, Hirt RP, Embley TM, Williams BAP (2016). A Recent Whole-Genome Duplication Divides Populations of a Globally Distributed Microsporidian. Mol Biol Evol, 33(8), 2002-2015. Abstract.  URL.  Full text. DOI.

Jaroenlak P, Sanguanrut P, Williams BAP, Stentiford GD, Flegel TW, Sritunyalucksana K, Itsathitphaisarn O (2016). A nested PCR assay to avoid false positive detection of the microsporidian enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP) in environmental samples in shrimp farms. PLoS ONE, 11(11). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

Stentiford GD, Becnel -JJ, Weiss LM, Keeling PJ, Didier ES, Williams B-AP, Bjornson S, Kent M-L, Freeman MA, Brown MJF, et al (2016). Microsporidia – Emergent Pathogens in the Global Food Chain. Trends in Parasitology, 32(4), 336-348. Full text. DOI.

Bateman KS, Wiredu-Boakye D, Kerr R, Williams BAP, Stentiford GD (2016). Single and multi-gene phylogeny of Hepatospora (Microsporidia) – a generalist pathogen of farmed and wild crustacean hosts. Parasitology (Cambridge) Abstract. DOI.


Watson AK, Williams TA, Williams BAP, Moore KA, Hirt RP, Embley TM (2015). Transcriptomic profiling of host-parasite interactions in the microsporidian Trachipleistophora hominis. BMC Genomics Abstract.  Full text. DOI.


Williams BAP, Dolgikh VV, Sokolova YY (2014). Microsporidian Biochemistry and Physiology. In  (Ed) Microsporidia, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 245-260.  URL. DOI.


Read BA, Kegel J, Klute MJ, Kuo A, Lefebvre SC, Maumus F, Mayer C, Miller J, Monier A, Salamov A, et al (2013). Pan genome of the phytoplankton Emiliania underpins its global distribution. Nature, 499(7457), 209-213. Abstract.  URL. DOI.

Campbell SE, Williams TA, Yousuf A, Soanes DM, Paszkiewicz KH, Williams BAP (2013). The Genome of Spraguea lophii and the Basis of Host-Microsporidian Interactions. PLoS Genet, 9(8). Abstract.  URL. DOI.


Williams BAP, Keeling PJ (2011). Microsporidia – Highly Reduced and Derived Relatives of Fungi. In Pöggeler S, Wöstemeyer J (Eds.) Evolution of Fungi and Fungal-Like Organisms, Springer Verlag.


Williams BAP, Elliot C, Burri L, Kido Y, Kita K, Moore AL, Keeling PJ (2010). A broad distribution of the alternative oxidase in microsporidian parasites. PLoS Pathogens, 6(2). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.


Williams BAP (2009). Unique physiology of host-parasite interactions in microsporidia infections. Cellular Microbiology, 11(11), 1551-1560. Abstract. DOI.


Lee RCH, Williams BAP, Brown AMV, Adamson ML, Keeling PJ, Fast NM (2008). Alpha- and beta-tubulin phylogenies support a close relationship between the microsporidia Brachiola algerae and Antonospora locustae. J Eukaryot Microbiol, 55(5), 388-392. Abstract.  URL. DOI.

Williams BAP, Haferkamp I, Keeling PJ (2008). An ADP/ATP-specific mitochondrial carrier protein in the microsporidian Antonospora locustae. J Mol Biol, 375(5), 1249-1257. Abstract.  URL. DOI.

Williams BAP, Cali A, Takvorian PM, Keeling PJ (2008). Distinct localization patterns of two putative mitochondrial proteins in the microsporidian Encephalitozoon cuniculi. J Eukaryot Microbiol, 55(2), 131-133. Abstract.  URL. DOI.

Williams BAP, Lee RCH, Becnel JJ, Weiss LM, Fast NM, Keeling PJ (2008). Genome sequence surveys of Brachiola algerae and Edhazardia aedis reveal microsporidia with low gene densities. BMC Genomics, 9 Abstract.  URL.  Full text. DOI.

Lee RCH, Williams BAP, Brown AMV, Adamson ML, Keeling PJ, Fast NM (2008). α- and β-tubulin phylogenies support a close relationship between the microsporidia Brachiola algerae and Antonospora locustae. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 55(5), 388-392. Abstract. DOI.


Weiss, L.M. Feng, X. Williams, B.A. (2007). Analysis of the beta-tubulin genes from <em>Enterocytozoon bieneusi</em> isolates from a human and rhesus macaque. J Eukaryot Microbiol, 54, 38-41.


Burri L, Williams BAP, Bursac D, Lithgow T, Keeling PJ (2006). Microsporidian mitosomes retain elements of the general mitochondrial targeting system. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 103(43), 15916-15920. Abstract.  URL. DOI.


Williams BAP, Slamovits CH, Patron NJ, Fast NM, Keeling PJ (2005). A high frequency of overlapping gene expression in compacted eukaryotic genomes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 102(31), 10936-10941. Abstract.  URL. DOI.

Keeling PJ, Fast NM, Law JS, Williams BAP, Slamovits CH (2005). Comparative genomics of microsporidia. Folia Parasitol (Praha), 52(1-2), 8-14. Abstract.  URL.

Williams BAP, Keeling PJ (2005). Microsporidian mitochondrial proteins: expression in Antonospora locustae spores and identification of genes coding for two further proteins. J Eukaryot Microbiol, 52(3), 271-276. Abstract.  URL. DOI.


Williams BAP, Hirt RP (2004). RACE and RAGE cloning in parasitic microbial eukaryotes. Methods Mol Biol, 270, 151-172. Abstract.  URL. DOI.

Slamovits CH, Williams BAP, Keeling PJ (2004). Transfer of Nosema locustae (Microsporidia) to Antonospora locustae n. comb. based on molecular and ultrastructural data. J Eukaryot Microbiol, 51(2), 207-213. Abstract.  URL.


Fast NM, Law JS, Williams BAP, Keeling PJ (2003). Bacterial catalase in the microsporidian Nosema locustae: implications for microsporidian metabolism and genome evolution. Eukaryot Cell, 2(5), 1069-1075. Abstract.  URL.

Williams BAP, Keeling PJ (2003). Cryptic organelles in parasitic protists and fungi. Adv Parasitol, 54, 9-68. Abstract.  URL.

Hirt, R.P. Williams, B.A. Embley, T.M. (2003). Horizontal gene transfer and the evolution of parasitic protozoa. Protist, 154, 17-32.


Williams BAP, Hirt RP, Lucocq JM, Embley TM (2002). A mitochondrial remnant in the microsporidian Trachipleistophora hominis. Nature, 418(6900), 865-869. Abstract.  URL. DOI.


Bray RA, Littlewood DTJ, Herniou EA, Williams B, Henderson RE (1999). Digenean parasites of deep-sea teleosts: a review and case studies of intrageneric phylogenies. Parasitology, 119(SUPPL.). Abstract.


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