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Plasmodium falciparum: the importance of IgM in the rosetting of parasite-infected erythrocytes.
Abstract Clough, B., Atilola, F. A., Black, J., and Pasvol, G. 1998. Plasmodium falciparum : The importance of IgM in the rosetting of parasite-infected erythrocytes. Experimental Parasitology 89,… Expand
The role of rosetting in the multiplication of Plasmodium falciparum: rosette formation neither enhances nor targets parasite invasion into uninfected red cells
The effect of rosette formation on the multiplication in vitro of Plasmodium falciparum was studied in order to establish whether rosetting acts as a major virulence factor in the pathogenesis of… Expand
Plasmodium falciparum lacks sialidase and trans-sialidase activity.
Sialic acid on the red cell surface plays a major role in invasion by the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. The NeuAc(alpha 2,3) Gal motif on the O-linked tetrasaccharides of the red cell… Expand