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Control of immunopathology during Plasmodium infection by hepcidin

December 28, 2011 - 13:05 -- Patrick Sampao
Ivo Marguti
Medical Hypotheses, Volume 78, Issue 2, February 2012, Pages 250-253

MalariaWorldHerein the hypothesis that hemoglobinopathies afford protection against severe forms of malaria by limiting exacerbated immune activation, via a mechanism that involves low hepcidin expression, is discussed.

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