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Short Communication: Chemical composition and larvicidal activity of the essential oil of Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng against Anopheles stephensi: a malarial vector mosquito

October 8, 2010 - 07:10 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Annadurai Senthilkumar & Venugopalan Venkatesalu
Parasitology Research, Volume 107, Number 5, 1275-1278, Essential oil of Plectranthus

Essential oil of Plectranthus amboinicus was studied for its chemical composition and larvicidal potential against the malarial vector mosquito Anopheles stephensi. Totally 26 compounds were identified by GC and GC-MS.

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Evidences of protection against blood-stage infection of Plasmodium falciparum by the novel protein vaccine SE36

August 9, 2010 - 13:13 -- Patrick Sampao
Toshihiro H., Hiroki S., et al.
Parasitology International, Volume 59, Issue 3, September 2010, Pages 380-386

We show here that P. falciparum serine repeat antigen 5 (SERA5) is a potential vaccine immunogen. We have constructed a new recombinant molecule of SERA5, namely SE36, based on previously reported SE47′ molecule by removing the serine repeats.

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