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2014-06-10 12:27:25

New Insight into How Malaria Parasites Perturb Flow, Turning Infected Cells into Sticky Capillary Cloggers, May Lead to New and Better Treatments WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

Single Cell Genome Sequencing Of Malaria Parasites
2014-05-11 03:52:59

Single-cell genomics could provide new insight into the biology of Malaria parasites, including their virulence and levels of drug resistance, to ultimately improve treatment and control of the disease

2014-04-29 20:27:40

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Biotechnology company Sanaria Inc.( )aims to raise at least $250,000 in 30 days on

How Does The Immune System Protects Children From Malaria?
2014-04-18 13:30:52

According to a study published today in PLOS Pathogens, children who live in regions of the world where malaria is common can mount an immune response to infection with malaria parasites that may enable them to avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness and partially control the growth of malaria parasites in their bloodstream.

Malaria Pathogen's Cellular Skeleton Under A Super-microscope
2014-04-18 13:17:53

The tropical disease malaria is caused by the Plasmodium parasite. For its survival and propagation, Plasmodium requires a protein called actin. Scientists of the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) in Germany used high-resolution structural biology methods to investigate the different versions of this protein in the parasite in high detail.

2014-04-07 13:34:30

A research team led by a cell biologist at the University of California, Riverside has generated a 3D model of the human malaria parasite genome at three different stages in the parasite's life cycle — the first time such 3D architecture has been generated during the progression of the life cycle of a parasite.

2014-04-03 12:29:57

Preclinical Study Published in Cell Reports Identifies Key Signaling Pathways in Innate Immune Sensing of Malaria Parasite During Liver Stage Infection SEATTLE, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-03-19 23:01:16

The Deki Reader’s objective analysis of rapid diagnostic tests allows health workers of all skill levels to deliver results with a high degree of accuracy. Toronto,

Researchers Discover Achilles Heel Of The Plasmodium And Aim A Molecular Arrow To Destroy It
2014-03-12 15:01:18

The malaria parasite is particularly pernicious since it is built to develop resistance to treatments. The lack of new therapeutic approaches also contributes to the persistence of this global scourge.

2014-03-12 11:36:56

Humans are often infected by parasites, sometimes even several species at a time.


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