Genetics of chloroquine resistance in malaria parasites

@article{Rosrio1976GeneticsOC,
  title={Genetics of chloroquine resistance in malaria parasites},
  author={Virg{\'i}lio Est{\'o}lio do Ros{\'a}rio},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1976},
  volume={261},
  pages={585-586}
}
THE resistance of the malaria parasite of man, Plasmodium falciparum, to treatment with chloroquine is a growing problem, especially in South-east Asia and South America1. It is not known whether the emergence of resistance is attributable to the selection of resistant mutants under drug pressure, to the spread of naturally resistant forms in the parasite population or to adaptation to the drug by previously sensitive parasites. In malaria parasites of rodents, it has been shown that resistance… CONTINUE READING
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