Efforts to eradicate malaria are increasing demand for an affordable, high-quality, robust supply of artemisinin. We performed deep sequencing on the transcriptome of A. annua to identify genes and markers for fast-track breeding.
Science 15 January 2010: Vol. 327. no. 5963, pp. 328 - 331
Parasitology Research, Volume 106, Number 2 / January, 2010 : 349-355
The study provides, for the first time, a detail evolutionary analysis of functional genes of a devastating malaria parasite.