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Hodová I., Sonnek R., Gelnar M., Valigurová A. (2018): Architecture of Paradiplozoon homoion: A diplozoid monogenean exhibiting highly-developed equipment for ectoparasitism. PLOS ONE 13(2): e0192285.

Melicherová J., Hofmannová L., Valigurová A. (2018): Response of cell lines to actual and simulated inoculation with Cryptosporidium proliferans. European Journal of Protistology 62: 101-121.

Simdyanov T.G., Paskerova G.G., Valigurová A., Diakin A., Kováčiková M., Schrével J., Guillou L., Dobrovolskij, A.A., Aleoshin V.V. (2018):
First ultrastructural and molecular phylogenetic evidence from the blastogregarines, an early branching lineage of plesiomorphic Apicomplexa. Protist (in press).

Valigurová A., Pecková R., Doležal K., Sak B., Květoňová D., Kváč M., Nurcahyo W., Foitová I. (2018): Limitations in the screening of potentially anti-cryptosporidial agents using laboratory rodents with gastric cryptosporidiosis. Folia Parasitologica (in press).

Paskerova G.G., Miroliubova T.S., Diakin A., Kováčiková M., Valigurová A., Guillou L., Aleoshin V.V., Simdyanov T.G. (2018): Fine structure and molecular phylogenetic position of two marine gregarines, Selenidium pygospionis sp. n. and S. pherusae sp. n., with notes on the phylogeny of Archigregarinida (Apicomplexa). Protist (accepted).


Valigurová A., Vaškovicová N., Diakin A., Paskerova G.G., Simdyanov T.G., Kováčiková M. (2017): Motility in blastogregarines (Apicomplexa): Native and drug-induced organisation of Siedleckia nematoides cytoskeletal elements. PLOS ONE  12(6): e0179709.


Kováčiková M., Simdyanov T.G., Diakin A., Valigurová A. (2017): Structures related to attachment and motility in the marine eugregarine Cephaloidophora cf. communis (Apicomplexa). European Journal of Protistology 59: 1-13.


Diakin A., Wakeman K.C., Valigurová A. (2017): Description of Ganymedes yurii sp. n. (Ganymedidae), a new gregarine species from the Antarctic amphipod Gondogeneia sp. (Crustacea). The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 64(1):56-66. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12336


2015 - 2016

Schrével J., Valigurová A., Prensier G., Chambouvet A., Florent I., Guillou L. (2016): Ultrastructure of Selenidium pendula, the type species of archigregarines, and phylogenetic relations to other marine Apicomplexa. Protist 167: 339-368. doi: 10.1016/j.protis.2016.06.001


Diakin A., Paskerova G.G., Simdyanov T.G., Aleoshin V.V., Valigurová A. (2016): Morphology and molecular phylogeny of coelomic gregarines (Apicomplexa) with different types of motility: Urospora ovalis and U. travisiae from the polychaete Travisia forbesii. Protist 167: 279-301. doi: 10.1016/j.protis.2016.05.001


Chambouvet A., Valigurová A., Mesquita L., Richards T.A., Jirků M. (2016): Nematopsis temporariae (Gregarinasina, Apicomplexa, Alveolata) intracellular infectious agent of tadpole livers. Environmental Microbiology Reports 8: 675-679. doi:10.1111/1758-2229.12421


Melicherová J., Mazourová V., Valigurová A. (2016): In vitro excystation of Cryptosporidium muris oocysts and viability of released sporozoites in different incubation media. Parasitology Research 115(3): 1113-1121. doi: 10.1007/s00436-015-4841-0


Valigurová A., Paskerova G.G., Diakin A., Kováčiková M., Simdyanov T.G. (2015): Protococcidian Eleutheroschizon duboscqi, an unusual apicomplexan interconnecting gregarines and cryptosporidia. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0125063. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125063


2013 - 2014

Melicherová J., Ilgová J., Kváč M., Sak B., Koudela B., Valigurová A. (2014): Life cycle of Cryptosporidium muris in two rodents with different responses to parasitisation. Parasitology 141: 287-303. doi: 10.1017/S0031182013001637


Valigurová A., Michalková V., Koník P., Dindo M.L., Gelnar M., Vaňhara J. (2014): Penetration and encapsulation of larval endoparasitoid, Exorista larvarum (Diptera: Tachinidae) in the factitious host Galleria mellonella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 104 (2): 203-212. doi: 10.1017/S0007485313000655


Valigurová A., Vaškovicová N., Musilová N., Schrével J. (2013): The enigma of eugregarine epicytic folds: Where gliding motility originates? Frontiers in Zoology 10:57. doi: 10.1186/1742-9994-10-57


2007 - 2012 

Valigurová A. (2012): Sophisticated adaptations of Gregarina cuneata (Apicomplexa) feeding stages for epicellular parasitism. PloS ONE 7(8): e42606. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042606


Valigurová A., Hodová I., Sonnek R., Koubková B., Gelnar M. (2011): Eudiplozoon nipponicum in focus: monogenean exhibiting a highly specialized adaptation for ectoparasitic lifestyle. Parasitology Research 108: 383-394. doi: 10.1007/s00436-010-2077-6


Hodová I., Sonnek R., Valigurová A. (2011): Body architecture of the parasitic worm: Visualization of muscular structures by LM, SEM and CLSM. G.I.T. Imaging & Microscopy 2/2011: 46-48


Valigurová A., Michalková V., Koudela B. (2009): Eugregarine trophozoite detachment from the host epithelium via epimerite retraction: Fiction or fact? International Journal for Parasitology 39: 1235-1242. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2009.04.009


Michalková V., Valigurová A., Dindo M.L., Vaňhara J. (2009): Larval morphology and anatomy of the parasitoid Exorista larvarum (Diptera: Tachinidae), with an emphasis on cephalopharyngeal skeleton and digestive tract. Journal of Parasitology 95: 544-554. doi: 10.1645/GE-1673.1


Valigurová A., Koudela B. (2008): Morphological analysis of the cellular interactions between the eugregarine Gregarina garnhami (Apicomplexa) and the epithelium of its host, the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria. European Journal of Protistology 44: 197-207. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2007.11.006


Valigurová A., Jirků M., Koudela B., Gelnar M., Modrý D., Šlapeta J. (2008): Cryptosporidia: epicellular parasites embraced by the host cell membrane. International Journal for Parasitology 38: 913-922. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2007.11.003


Jirků M., Valigurová A., Koudela B., Křížek J., Modrý D., Šlapeta J. (2008): New species of Cryptosporidium Tyzzer, 1907 (Apicomplexa) from amphibian host: morphology, biology and phylogeny. Folia Parasitologica 55: 81-94. doi: 10.14411/fp.2008.011


Valigurová A., Hofmannová L., Koudela B., Vávra J. (2007): An ultrastructural comparison of the attachment sites between Gregarina steini and Cryptosporidium muris. The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 54: 495-510. DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2007.00291.x


2000 - 2006

Valigurová A., Koudela B. (2006): Ultrastructural study of developmental stages of Mattesia dispora (Neogregarinorida: Lipotrophidae), a parasite of the flour moth Ephestia kuehniella (Lepidoptera). European Journal of Protistology 42: 313-323. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2006.07.007


Valigurová A., Koudela B. (2005): Fine structure of trophozoites of the gregarine Leidyana ephestiae (Apicomplexa: Eugregarinida) parasitic in Ephestia kuehniella larvae (Lepidoptera). European Journal of Protistology 41: 209-218. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2005.05.005


Valigurová A. (2003): First records of gregarines (Gregarina, Apicomplexa) from Slovakia. Biologia 58: 895-896


Valigurová A., Matis D. (2001): The records of gregarines (Eugregarinida, Apicomplexa) in myriapods (Myriapoda) in Slovakia. Folia
faunistica Slovaca
6: 1-8


Matis D., Valigurová A. (2000): Gregarines (Apicomplexa, Eugregarinida) of some invertebrates of Slovakia. Folia faunistica Slovaca 5: 11-22