Definition of structural elements in Plasmodium vivax and P. knowlesi Duffy-binding domains necessary for erythrocyte invasion.

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Singh, Saurabh K; Singh, Agam P; Pandey, Sunita; Yazdani, Syed S; Chitnis, Chetan E; Sharma, Amit;

Plasmodium vivax and P. knowlesi use the Duffy antigen as a receptor to invade human erythrocytes. Duffy-binding ligands belong to a family of erythrocyte-binding proteins that bind erythrocyte receptors to mediate invasion. Receptor-binding domains in erythrocyte-bindi... View more
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