A malaria vaccine protects Aotus monkeys against virulent Plasmodium falciparum infection

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Srinivasan, Prakash; Baldeviano, G. Christian; Miura, Kazutoyo; Diouf, Ababacar; Ventocilla, Julio A.; Leiva, Karina P.; Lugo-Roman, Luis; Lucas, Carmen; Orr-Gonzalez, Sachy; Zhu, Daming; Villasante, Eileen; Soisson, Lorraine; Narum, David L.; Pierce, Susan K.; Long, Carole A.; Diggs, Carter; Duffy, Patrick E.; Lescano, Andres G.; Miller, Louis H.;
(2017)

The Plasmodium falciparum protein, apical membrane antigen 1 forms a complex with another parasite protein, rhoptry neck protein 2, to initiate junction formation with the erythrocyte and is essential for merozoite invasion during the blood stage of infection. Consequen... View more
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