Enlightening the malaria parasite life cycle: bioluminescent Plasmodium in fundamental and applied research

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Giulia eSiciliano ; Pietro eAlano (2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology, volume 6 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00391, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00391/full, pmc: PMC4426725
  • Subject: in vivo imaging | bioluminescence | Plasmodium | Cell-based screening assays | Microbiology | in-vivo imaging | Mini Review | QR1-502 | Malaria | Reporter Genes
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

The unicellular protozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium impose on human health worldwide the enormous burden of malaria. The possibility to genetically modify several species of malaria parasites represented a major advance in the possibility to elucidate their biol... View more
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