have distinct small subunit ribosomal RNA (SSU rRNA) genes that are developmentally regulated (9).
In addition, there are implications for treatment and prophylaxis depending on which species of malaria parasite
Primaquine is one of the few antimalarial drugs that targets the transmission stages of the malaria parasite
, the gametocytes, and is therefore considered to be an important tool for malaria elimination.
An experimental drug zaps the malaria parasite
at multiple stages of infection, tests in mice show.
The statement that there are 4 species of malaria parasites
that infect humans is inaccurate.
The VecTest(TM) Malaria Panel Assay is a rapid assay that identifies the presence of two different infectious types of malaria parasites
Conventional scientific wisdom regarding the "liver stage" of disease was that the malaria parasites
make their host cells exceptionally resistant to death.
The worrisome finding suggests that travelers could carry this strain of the malaria parasite
to other parts of the globe and unwittingly spread it, scientists reported November ]9.
For the first time, researchers created a weakened version of the human malaria parasite
by altering its DNA.
A sugar molecule in the guts of mosquitoes is crucial in spreading the malaria parasite
from person to insect to person, scientists have discovered.
Retrospective examination of blood smears has shown several developmental stages of malaria parasites
similar to those typically seen in P.
Washington, July 2 ( ANI ): Researchers have developed a vaccine using blood-stage malaria parasites
, which were attenuated with a chemical agent that keeps the parasite from multiplying.
Since 1998, when researchers first manipulated the genes of a mosquito, several teams have inserted genes that make lab insects less hospitable to malaria parasites
Washington, June 6 ( ANI ): Researchers have identified how malaria parasites
growing inside red blood cells stick to the sides of blood vessels in severe cases of malaria.
In lab dishes, tazopsine killed the two common malaria parasites
Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium yoelii.