Malaria transmission in most of Latin America can be considered as controlled. In such a scenario, parameters of baseline immunity to malaria antigens are of specific interest with respect to future malaria eradication efforts. A cross-sectional study was carried out in two indigenous population groups in Amazonas/Venezuela. Data from the regional malaria… (More)
The work presented by Matsumura et al. in this issue of Structure describes the structure of the ternary GAPDH-NAD-CP12 and the binary NAD-GAPDH complex in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus.
Intrinsically Disordered Proteins (IDPs), or protein fragments also called Intrinsically Disordered Regions (IDRs), display high flexibility as the result of their amino acid composition. They can adopt multiple roles. In globular proteins, IDRs are usually found as loops and linkers between secondary structure elements. However, not all disordered… (More)