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Malaria kills 1-3 million people a year, mainly among children under 5. This is about 500 every hour, and it tends to come back in recurrent bouts throughout life. 946 palabras más

Development And Inequality

AMP : Paludisme - une voie d'accès au cœur du parasite

Des chercheurs ont identifié à la surface du parasite responsable du paludisme une protéine qui importe des ARN de la cellule infectée. Une piste pour un ciblage par des molécules thérapeutiques ? 659 palabras más


An ancient remnant inside the malaria parasite

Today at the Society’s Annual Conference, Dr Ellen Nisbet talked about the malaria parasite Plasmodium, and how a remnant from its evolutionary past may one day provide a target for new drugs… 501 palabras más

Microbial Evolution And Diversity

ABC transporters in human and murine malaria

Last week, my lab’s first collaborative project within the Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences was accepted for publication in Molecular Microbiology. The study, which was the main work by… 62 palabras más


Did the Malaria Parasite First Evolve in the Insect Vector or the Vertebrate Host?

By John P. Roche

Malaria is a terrible problem, killing nearly half a million people per year, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa. This serious disease is caused by a protozoan parasite of the genus… 895 palabras más

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