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Molecular dissection of cell division in apicomplexan parasites

@inproceedings{Francia2013MolecularDO,
  title={Molecular dissection of cell division in apicomplexan parasites},
  author={Mar{\'i}a E. Francia},
  year={2013}
}
  • María E. Francia
  • Published 2013
  • Biology
  • Apicomplexa are intracellular parasites that cause important human diseases including malaria and toxoplasmosis. Following invasion of a host cell, Apicomplexa undergo a fascinatingly complex process of division. Apicomplexa proliferate by a unique mechanism that combines closed mitosis of the nucleus with de-novo formation of daughter cells. Mitosis occurs in the presence of a nuclear envelope and with little appreciable chromatin condensation. Nuclear division is not always followed by… CONTINUE READING
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