Activation of a Plasmodium falciparum protease correlated with merozoite maturation and erythrocyte invasion

@article{BraunBreton1988ActivationOA,
  title={Activation of a Plasmodium falciparum protease correlated with merozoite maturation and erythrocyte invasion},
  author={Catherine Braun‐Breton and Luis Pereira da Silva},
  journal={Biology of the Cell},
  year={1988},
  volume={64}
}

Plasmodium falciparum subtilisin-like protease 2, a merozoite candidate for the merozoite surface protein 1-42 maturase.

TLDR
The proposed PfSUB2 belongs to a subclass of eukaryotic subtilisins different from proprotein convertases, a secretory organelle whose contents are believed to participate in a late step of the erythrocyte invasion.

Metalloprotease Activity in a Small Heat Shock Protein of the Human Malaria Parasite Plasmodium vivax

TLDR
The characterization of a metalloprotease activity which resides in the small HSP (PVHSP28) of the common but noncultivable human malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax is described and it is indicated that this enzyme probably belongs to a new class of HSPs which possess the metalliprotease signature sequence.

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