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Dysregulation of L-arginine metabolism and bioavailability associated to free plasma heme

April 8, 2010 - 08:24 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
F Omodeo-Sale, L Cortelezzi, Z Vommaro, D Scaccabarozzi, A Dondorp
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol (March 31, 2010)

Severe falciparum malaria is associated with hypoargininemia, which contributes to impaired systemic and pulmonary NO production and endothelial dysfunction.

Hemapheresis: Considerations on the use of adjunct red blood cell exchange transfusion in the treatment of severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria

March 31, 2010 - 12:13 -- Patrick Sampao
Suresh G. Shelat, Jason P. Lott, Matthew S. Braga
Transfusion, Volume 50, Issue 4, Date: April 2010, Pages: 875-880

Discussed are the medical and technical considerations on the use of adjunctive ET for severe P. falciparum infection and a review of the literature of the use of adjunct ET in the treatment of severe P. falciparum malaria.


Modeling of hemodynamics arising from malaria infection

February 27, 2010 - 09:52 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Yohsuke Imai, Hitoshi Kondo, Takuji Ishikawa, Chwee Teck Lim, Takami Yamaguchi
Journal of Biomechanics, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 21 February 2010

We propose a numerical model of hemodynamics arising from malaria infection. This model is based on a particle method, where all the components of blood are represented by the finite number of particles.

Open Access | Home Improvements: How the Malaria Parasite Makes the Red Blood Cell Home Sweet Home

January 23, 2010 - 17:37 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
G. Lucas Starnes and Andrew P. Waters
J Mol Cell Biol. 2010; 2:11-13

A recent study published in Nature by de Koning-Ward et al. provides further insights into the way in which the lethal malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, remodels the host red blood cell during the pathogenic blood stage of development.

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