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Malaria parasites exhibit sequence diversity for a number of stage specific antigens. Several studies have proved that apical membrane antigen-1 (AMA-1) is an effective target for eliciting a protective immune response in humans and other experimental animals. We have investigated the sequence variation in Plasmodium vivax AMA-1 (Pv AMA-1) from different(More)
A number of stage-specific antigens have been characterized for vaccine development against Plasmodium falciparum malaria. This study presents a comprehensive analysis of the sequence polymorphism in Plasmodium falciparum apical membrane antigen-1 (PfAMA-1) in population samples from the eastern and western parts of India. This is the first study of its(More)
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