Blocking the Plasmodium life cycle can be achieved through the use of insecticides, or by strategies aimed at preventing the parasite from developing… Read more »
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Characteristic skin odour associated with malaria is attractive to mosquitoes
A unique partnership among institutions (an African government, an American bio-pharmaceutical company, an American… Read more »
Two members of a family of enzyme specific to malaria parasites have been found to be involved in the process of escape from a red… Read more »
The apicomplast, a Plasmodium-specific organelle, proves to be a promising target for a new anti-malaria drug
A molecule produced by the malaria parasite makes its host more attractive to mosquitoes and affects mosquito physiology in ways… Read more »
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.