Membrane transport in the malaria-infected erythrocyte.

@article{Kirk2001MembraneTI,
  title={Membrane transport in the malaria-infected erythrocyte.},
  author={Kiaran Kirk},
  journal={Physiological reviews},
  year={2001},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={495-537}
}
The malaria parasite is a unicellular eukaryotic organism which, during the course of its complex life cycle, invades the red blood cells of its vertebrate host. As it grows and multiplies within its host blood cell, the parasite modifies the membrane permeability and cytosolic composition of the host cell. The intracellular parasite is enclosed within a so-called parasitophorous vacuolar membrane, tubular extensions of which radiate out into the host cell compartment. Like all eukaryote cells… CONTINUE READING
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