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Plasmodium vivax

Sequence homology and structural analysis of plasmepsin 4 isolated from Indian Plasmodium vivax isolates

June 1, 2011 - 14:20 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Manmeet Rawat, Sonam Vijay, Yash Gupta, Rajnikant Dixit, P.K. Tiwari, Arun Sharma
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Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Volume 11, Issue 5, July 2011, Pages 924-933

This is the first report detailing complete PM4 gene analysis from Indian P. vivax isolates. Blast results of sequences of P. vivax plasmepsin 4 (PvPM4) shows 100% homology among isolates of P. vivax collected from different geographical regions of India.

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Characterization of the metacaspase 1 gene in Plasmodium vivax field isolates from southern Iran and Italian imported cases

May 31, 2011 - 11:41 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
H. Rezanezhad, M. Menegon, B. Sarkari, G.R. Hatam, C. Severini
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Acta Tropica Volume 119, Issue 1, July 2011, Pages 57-60

Plasmodium vivax is still the more prevalent human Plasmodium outside Africa and despite this fact, there is still a deep lack of knowledge on its biology.

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Identifying and characterizing a member of the RhopH1/Clag family in Plasmodium vivax

May 31, 2011 - 11:28 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Darwin A. Moreno-Perez, Alvaro Mongui, Laura N. Soler, Milena Sanchez-Ladino, Manuel A. Patarroyo
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Gene, Volume 481, Issue 1, 15 July 2011, Pages 17-23

Plasmodium vivax malaria caused is a public health problem that produces very high morbidity worldwide.

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Open Access | Determination of the Molecular Basis for a Limited Dimorphism, N417K, in the Plasmodium vivax Duffy-Binding Protein

May 31, 2011 - 09:46 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Amy M. McHenry, Samantha J. Barnes, Francis B. Ntumngia, Christopher L. King, John H. Adams
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PLoS ONE 6(5): e20192

Invasion of human red blood cells by Plasmodium merozoites is vital for replication and survival of the parasite and, as such, is an attractive target for therapeutic intervention.

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Open Access | Unexpectedly long incubation period of Plasmodium vivax malaria, in the absence of chemoprophylaxis, in patients diagnosed outside the transmission area in Brazil

May 18, 2011 - 10:08 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Patricia Brasil, Anielle de Pina Costa, Renata Saraiva Pedro, Clarisse da Silveira Bressan, Sidney da Silva, Pedro Luiz Tauil, Claudio Tadeu Daniel-Ribeiro
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:122 (14 May 2011)

The authors emphasize that considering malaria as a possible cause of febrile syndrome should be a post-travel routine, independent of the time elapsed after exposure in the transmission area, even in the absence of malaria chemoprophylaxis.

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Open Access | Antigenic repertoire of Plasmodium vivax transmission-blocking vaccine candidates from the Indian subcontinent

May 5, 2011 - 08:18 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Surendra K Prajapati, Hema Joshi, Virendra K Dua
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:111 (2 May 2011)

Study uncovered many new amino acid substitutions as well as a predominance of single haplotype in Indian subcontinent except in north-eastern region of the country.

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Open Access | Murine immune responses to a Plasmodium vivax-derived chimeric recombinant protein expressed in Brassica napus

May 5, 2011 - 06:58 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Choonghee Lee, Hyung-Hwan Kim, Kyung Mi Choi, Kyung Won Chung, Yien Kyoung Choi, Mi Jung Jang, Tong-Soo Kim, Nam-Jun Chung, Ho-Gun Rhie, Ho-Sa Lee, Youngjoo Sohn, Hyuck Kim, Sung-Jae Lee, Hyeong-Woo Lee
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:106 (29 April 2011)

The chimeric MLC recombinant protein produced in B. napus has potential as both as an antigen for diagnosis and as a valuable vaccine candidate for oral immunization against vivax malaria.

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Development of PCR–RFLP assay for the discrimination of Plasmodium species and variants of P. vivax (VK210, VK247 and P. vivax-like) in Anopheles mosquitoes

May 4, 2011 - 11:48 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Gustavo Capatti Cassiano, Luciane Moreno Storti-Melo, Marinete Marins Póvoa, Allan Kardec Ribeiro Galardo, Andréa Regina Baptista Rossit, Ricardo Luiz Dantas Machado
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Acta Tropica, Volume 118, Issue 2, May 2011, Pages 118-122

The identification of Plasmodium species in Anopheles mosquitoes is an integral component of malaria control programs.

Open Access | Molecular epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax anti-folate resistance in India

April 28, 2011 - 06:43 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Surendra K Prajapati, Hema Joshi, Vas Dev, Virendra K Dua
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:102 (24 April 2011)

Study suggests that SP may be susceptible to P. vivax in India, except Andaman and north-eastern state.

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Open Access | Activation of the hypnozoite: a part of Plasmodium vivax life cycle and survival

April 23, 2011 - 07:33 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Lena Hulden, Larry Hulden
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:90 (16 April 2011)

Artificial triggering of hypnozoites would make the medication more effective and resistance against a protein that the parasite itself uses during its life cycle would not develop.

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