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hemoglobinopathies

Protective hemoglobinopathies and Plasmodium falciparum transmission

April 29, 2010 - 14:58 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Geoffrey Pasvol
Reference: 
Nature Genetics 42, 284-285 (April 2010)

A new study demonstrates that such genetic variation may also be associated with increased transmission of this pathogen from the human host to the Anopheles vector.

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