Using the PfEMP1 Head Structure Binding Motif to Deal a Blow at Severe Malaria

Plasmodium falciparum (Pf) malaria causes 200 million cases worldwide, 8 million being severe and complicated leading to similar to 1 million deaths and similar to 100,000 abortions annually. Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein 1 (PfEMP1) has been implicated in cytoadherence and infec...

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Autores Principales: Patarroyo, Manuel E., Patricia Alba, Martha, Curtidor, Hernando, Vanegas, Magnolia, Almonacid, Hannia, Patarroyo, Manuel A.
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Universidad del Rosario 2014
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Acceso en línea:http://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/8808