Paulo Mascarello Bisch

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Lateral (L) and medial (M) midbrain astrocytes differ in their ability to support neuritic growth (L, permissive; M, non-permissive) with properties of M glia depending on heparan sulfate (HS). Here we show by atomic force microscopy that the surfaces of formaldehyde-fixed astrocytes differ by conspicuous 250 nm protrusions in L and by a HS-dependent(More)
INTRODUCTION Despite efforts to control malaria, around 10% of the world population is at risk of acquiring this disease. Plasmodium falciparum accounts for the majority of severe cases and deaths. Malaria control programs have failed due to the therapeutic failure of first-line antimalarials and to parasite resistance. Thus, new and better therapeutic(More)
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