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Fungal and Parasitic Infections: Protein Kinase C Deficiency Increases Resistance of C57BL/6J Mice to Plasmodium berghei Infection-Induced Cerebral Malaria

September 24, 2010 - 12:51 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Ariel Ohayon, Jacob Golenser, Rosa Sinay, Ami Tamir, Amnon Altman, Yaakov Pollack, and Noah Isakov
Reference: 
Infect. Immun., Oct 2010; 78: 4195 - 4205.

We tested the consequences of PKC ablation on the host response to infection by Plasmodium berghei ANKA (PbA). We found that both PKC+/+ and PKC–/– C57BL/6J mice are susceptible to infection with PbA.

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