Science news articles about 'malaria pathogen'

  • Printed biochips

    ... in arrays are sufficient for drug research and for identifying pathogenic proteins. Unfortunately, the capacity of such arrays is limited ... peptides – and a staggering 500,000 are required for a malaria pathogen. Another drawback is the price: An individual ...
  • Genome sequences of 2 malaria parasites defined

    ... P. knowlesi, which has recently been recognised as a major malaria pathogen of humans. Concurrently, Crabb, Gilson and Sargeant have participated in the genome sequencing of P. vivax ...
  • Old stain in a new combination

    ... drugs, methylene blue prevents the malaria pathogen in infected persons from being re-ingested by mosquitoes ... under five years are particularly susceptible. Malaria pathogens need humans and mosquitoes When the Anopheles ...
  • Munich researchers discover new target for tailored antibiotics

    ... step that appears in many aggressive microorganisms -- such as tuberculosis and malaria pathogens -- and that may provide a promising target for a new ... Angewandte Chemie. Antibiotics can hold harmful pathogens in check by interfering with their ability to produce essential ...
  • New Target For Tailored Antibiotics Discovered

    ... . Researchers have now shed light on a metabolic step that appears in many aggressive microorganisms -- such as tuberculosis and malaria pathogens -- and that may provide a promising target for a new ...
  • Motility mechanism of malaria pathogens explained

    ... of the protozoa? Researchers observed the initial stage of the malaria parasite that is transmitted by mosquitoes with new microscope ...
  • Genomic warfare to counter malaria drug resistance

    ... Research Center and scientific director of CARTaGENE. "As the malaria pathogen evolves, researchers must evolve with it to find ways to counter the disease." The team decoded ...
  • Antibiotics for the prevention of malaria

    ... developed vaccines with radiated or genetically modified malaria pathogens. "Even if our results cannot be confirmed in a field trial, the apicoplast is a promising target for future ...
  • Key Finding: Many Pathogenic Fungi Use the Same Entrance to Invade Host Cells

    ... a burglar with a universal lock pick, many deadly pathogens use the same protein to gain access to the cells ... infections by agents ranging from wheat rust to malaria. [More] Malaria - Pathogen - Wheat - Protein - Infection
  • Scientists identify genetic mechanism that contributed to Irish Famine

    ... are delivered to, and function only in, the cells of the host plants the pathogens attack. The researchers found that Phytophthora effectors blocked ... said. "A similar motif is found in effectors of animal parasites, such as the malaria pathogen Plasmodium, suggesting an evolutionarily conserved ...
  • West African bats—no safe haven for malaria parasites

    ... four genera of parasites that are closely related to the malaria pathogen. One of them is the genus Plasmodium, which also includes ... are very similar to that found in rodents and could advance the study of malaria pathogens' defence strategies against immune ...
  • The malaria pathogen's cellular skeleton under a super-microscope

    ... . Their results, published in the scientific journal PLOS Pathogens, may in the future contribute to the development of tailor-made drugs against malaria–a disease ...
  • Body odor reveals malarial infection

    ... infection with malaria pathogens changes the scent of infected mice, making those infected more attractive to mosquitoes ... the right victim to bite is not left to chance by the pathogen. Instead, the plasmodium parasite appears to manipulate ...

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