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Highly conserved gene arrangement of the mitochondrial genomes of 23 Plasmodium species

April 12, 2011 - 14:05 -- Patrick Sampao
Kenji Hikosaka, Yoh-ichi Watanabe, Fumie Kobayashi, Seiji Waki, Kiyoshi Kita, Kazuyuki Tanabe
Parasitology International, Volume 60, Issue 2, June 2011, Pages 175-180

In this study, we determined the arrangement of mt rRNA gene fragments in 23 Plasmodium species, including two newly determined mt genome sequences from P. gallinaceum and P. vinckei vinckei, as well as Leucocytozoon caulleryi, an outgroup of Plasmodium.

Parasitology: Accurate and Sensitive Detection of Plasmodium Species in Humans by Use of the Dihydrofolate Reductase-Thymidylate Synthase Linker Region

October 1, 2010 - 10:03 -- Patrick Sampao
Naowarat T., Mallika I., et al.
J. Clin. Microbiol., Oct 2010; 48: 3735 - 3737.

A nested-PCR protocol based on the linker region of the Plasmodium dihydrofolate reductase-thymidylate synthase gene (dhfr-ts) was developed.

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