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liver stage antigen-3

The malaria candidate vaccine liver stage antigen-3 is highly conserved in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from diverse geographical areas

October 29, 2009 - 12:53 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
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Eric Prieur, Pierre Druilhe
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Malaria Journal 2009, 8:247 (29 October 2009)

The paper compares the sequences of LSA-3 from four geographical areas and found LSA-3 to be a highly conserved antigen. This finding further supports the usefulness of LSA-3 as a pre-erythrocytic stage vaccine candidate.

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