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molecular markers

Molecular characterization of Plasmodium vivax clinical isolates in Pakistan and Iran using pvmsp-1, pvmsp-3α and pvcsp genes as molecular markers

February 19, 2010 - 12:28 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Sedigheh Zakeri, Ahmad Raeisi, Mandana Afsharpad, Qutbuddin Kakar, Faezeh Ghasemi, Hoda Atta, Ghasem Zamani, Muhammad Suleiman Memon, Masoud Salehi, Navid Dinparast Djadid
Parasitology International, Volume 59, Issue 1, March 2010, Pages 15-21

In this study, the diversity of Plasmodium vivax populations circulating in Pakistan and Iran has been investigated by using circumsporozoite protein (csp) and merozoite surface proteins 1 and 3α (msp-1 and msp-3α) genes as genetic markers.

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Monitoring of in vitro susceptibilities and molecular markers of resistance of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Thai-Myanmar border to chloroquine, quinine, mefloquine and artesunate

January 21, 2010 - 09:13 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Wanna Chaijaroenkula, Raewadee Wisedpanichkija and Kesara Na-Bangchang
Acta Tropica, Volume 113, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 190-194

The objective of this work was to broaden the insight into the molecular mechanisms of resistance of P. falciparum to quinoline-containing antimalarials and artemisinin derivatives.

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