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virulence genes

A Critical Role of Perinuclear Filamentous Actin in Spatial Repositioning and Mutually Exclusive Expression of Virulence Genes in Malaria Parasites

January 16, 2012 - 14:22 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Qingfeng Zhang, Yufu Huang, Yilong Zhang, Xiaonan Fang, Aurelie Claes, Magalie Duchateau, Abdelkader Namane, Jose-Juan Lopez-Rubio, Weiqing Pan, Artur Scherf
Reference: 
Cell Host & Microbe, Volume 10, Issue 5, 17 November 2011, Pages 451–463

MalariaWorldWe show that var introns can control this process and that var intron addition relocalizes episomes from a random to a perinuclear position.

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