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ADF2 is required for transformation of the ookinete and sporozoite in malaria parasite development

July 12, 2010 - 13:16 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Yuko Doi, Naoaki Shinzawa, Shinya Fukumoto, Hideyuki Okano, Hirotaka Kanuka
Reference: 
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Volume 397, Issue 4, 9 July 2010, Pages 668-672

Malaria parasites undergo two rounding-up transformations in their life cycle: the ookinete-to-oocyst transformation in the mosquito midgut, and the sporozoite-to-EEF (exo-erythrocytic form) differentiation in the host hepatocyte.

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