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1 Donald Danforth Plant Science Center 975 N. Warson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63132, USA 2 Department of Plant Cellular and Molecular Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA 3 Current address, Logos Procyte, 1005 N. Warson Rd., Suite B01, St Louis, MO 63132, USA 4 Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO(More)
Plasmodium falciparum malaria is a significant problem around the world today, thus there is still a need for new control methods to be developed. Because the sporozoite displays dual infectivity for both the mosquito salivary glands and vertebrate host tissue, it is a good target for vaccine development. The P. falciparum gene, PF11_0394, was chosen as a(More)
Peptidoglycan recognition proteins (PGRPs) are a group of proteins that are responsible for the recognition and, in some cases, binding of peptidoglycan (PGN), a unique cell wall component of bacteria, and initiation of immune responses to various types of pathogens. In the current study, full-length cDNA sequences of multiple PGRPs, identified via a(More)
Efforts to control malaria are demanding due to drug-resistant parasites, insecticide-resistant mosquitoes and poor health infrastructure in malaria-endemic countries. Therefore, the research and development of additional malaria control methods are crucial. For host-parasite interactions, surface antigens and secreted proteins are likely to be involved in(More)
Because malaria is still a significant problem worldwide, additional control methods need to be developed. The Plasmodium sporozoite is a good target for control measures because it displays dual infectivity for both mosquito and vertebrate host tissues. The Plasmodium falciparum gene, PFE0565w, was chosen as a candidate for study based on data from(More)
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