Commitment to the production of male and female gametocytes in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.

@article{Silvestrini2000CommitmentTT,
  title={Commitment to the production of male and female gametocytes in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.},
  author={Francesco Silvestrini and Pietro Alano and Jack L. Williams},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={2000},
  volume={121 Pt 5},
  pages={465-71}
}
Commitment to the production of female and male gametocytes was studied in the NF54 line of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. The development of sibling parasites derived from individual schizonts was followed, and 2 antisera against the female gametocyte-specific protein Pfg377 and the male gametocyte-specific protein alpha-tubulin II were used to determine the sex of sibling gametocytes. The experiment showed that individual cohorts of sibling gametocytes were stained in a… CONTINUE READING

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