Researchers Find Essential Proteins for Final Stage of Malaria Transmission Cycle

Monday, January 19, 2009 - 16:28 in Biology & Nature

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute (JHMRI) have identified, for the first time, the molecular components that enable the malaria-causing parasite Plasmodium to infect the salivary glands of the Anopheles mosquito--a critical and final stage for spreading malaria to humans.

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