The phosphorylation of eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2α (eIF2α) regulates the conversion of Plasmodium spp.
Nature Reviews Microbiology 8, 611-611 (September 2010)
Genome Res. published 6 January 2010
Our results demonstrate that the processes driving gene expression in Plasmodium challenge the classical eukaryotic model of transcriptional regulation occurring mostly at the transcription initiation level.