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parasitophorous duct

Plug for the parasitophorous duct: a solution of two conundra

October 20, 2020 - 16:21 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Prapon Wilairat and Saranya Auparakkitanon
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2020 19:370, 16 October 2020

We present two conundra in the biology of intraerythrocytic malaria parasite: how an apparent open parasitophorous duct provide direct access of only a select set of serum proteins to the parasitophorous vacuole, and how proteases mediate membrane lysis to allow merozoite egress.

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