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malaria parasite plasmodium

Regulation of Anti-Plasmodium Immunity by a LITAF-like Transcription Factor in the Malaria Vector Anopheles gambiae

November 11, 2012 - 08:27 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Ryan C. Smith, Abraham G. Eappen, Andrea J. Radtke, Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena
Reference: 
PLoS Pathog 8(10): e1002965
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Open Access | Identification and Characterization of a Liver Stage-Specific Promoter Region of the Malaria Parasite Plasmodium

October 30, 2010 - 12:37 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Susanne Helm, Christine Lehmann, Andreas Nagel, Rebecca R. Stanway, Sebastian Horstmann, Manuel Llinas, Volker T. Heussler
Reference: 
PLoS ONE 5(10): e13653

During the blood meal of a Plasmodium-infected mosquito, 10 to 100 parasites are inoculated into the skin and a proportion of these migrate via the bloodstream to the liver where they infect hepatocytes.

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