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Malaria is caused by Plasmodium parasite infection. The human malarial parasite does not have a de novo pathway for synthesis of nucleotides and the purine salvage pathway enzyme hypoxanthine guanine xanthine phosphoribosyltransferase (HGXPRT) is critical for survival. In our efforts to find inhibitors of the malarial parasite HGXPRT, we have developed a(More)
INTRODUCTION Small scale and large scale farmers around Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia grow vegetables using intensive agriculture methods to satisfy the ever increasing demand. To ensure maximum yield they apply various types of pesticides to control pests and diseases that attack these vegetables. Organophosphate pesticides are widely used in(More)
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