Charlie Thomas

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BACKGROUND Absorption of non-haeme iron occurs mainly in the duodenum. It involves the divalent metal transporter 1 (DMT1) in the uptake of ferrous Fe(II) iron and the basolateral transporter ferroportin/IREG-1/MTP-1/SLC40A1 in its release. Whether ferroportin functions in this process at other sites in the enterocyte is unknown. In this study the effect of(More)
The development of an effective malaria vaccine is a high global health priority. Vaccine vectors based on adenovirus type 5 are capable of generating robust and protective T cell and antibody responses in animal models and are currently being evaluated in clinical trials for HIV and malaria. They appear to be more effective in terms of inducing(More)
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