The apicomplast, a Plasmodium-specific organelle, proves to be a promising target for a new anti-malaria drug
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The ephrin receptor, EphA2, on liver cells has been shown to affect susceptibility to invasion by malaria sporozoites.
Malaria parasites are less virulent after they have passed through a mosquito. Is this due to a wiping-clean of the parasite's… Read more »
In this blog, Ripudaman K Bains reflects on her personal experience of life as a field malariologist.
Mosquitoes have been called the most dangerous animals in the world because of their role in the transmission of so many deadly… Read more »
Guest post by Sue Kyes (Oxford University) and Paul Horrocks (Keele University) Development of robust genetic research systems to… Read more »
This is a guest blog article by Paul Horrocks and Catherine Merrick, Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology, Keele… Read more »
The recent Parasites and Vectors blog by Vera Unwin picked up on the attention given by the media to the encouraging announcements… Read more »
The latest results from the RTS,S Phase III trials have fuelled considerable excitement from the media, with talk of the… Read more »