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Open Access | Oral Presentation: Impact of protective haemoglobins C and S on P. falciparum malaria transmission in endemic area

November 8, 2010 - 09:46 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Louis C Gouagna, Germana Bancone, Frank Yao, Carlo Costantini, Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo, David Modiano
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9(Suppl 2):O17 (20 October 2010)

With regard to malaria, a major selective force in recent human evolution, protective erythrocyte variants have been describe, but little is known as to their possible impact on the transmission of the parasite from the human host to the Anopheles vector.

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