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erythrocyte terpene

NOT Open Access | The malaria metabolite HMBPP does not trigger erythrocyte terpene release

September 24, 2020 - 08:13 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Miller JJ, Odom John A
Reference: 
ACS Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 23

Infection with malarial parasites renders hosts more mosquito attractive than their uninfected, healthy, counterparts. One volatile organic compound, α-pinene, is associated with <I>Plasmodium</i> spp. infection in multiple studies and is a known mosquito attractant.

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