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NOT Open Access | Fenozyme Protects the Integrity of Blood Brain Barrier against Experimental Cerebral Malaria

November 7, 2019 - 20:48 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Zhao S, Duan H, Yang Y, Yan X, Fan K
Reference: 
Nano Lett. 2019 Nov 1 [Epub ahead of print]

Cerebral malaria is a lethal complication of malaria infection characterized by central nervous system dysfunction and is often not effectively treated by antimalarial combination therapies. It has been shown that the sequestration of the parasite-infected red blood cells that interact with cerebral vessel endothelial cells and the damage of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) play critical roles in the pathogenesis.

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