PfRON3 is an erythrocyte-binding protein and a potential blood-stage vaccine candidate antigen

Abstract

Erythrocyte invasion by merozoites is an essential step in Plasmodium falciparum infection and leads to subsequent disease pathology. Proteins both on the merozoite surface and secreted from the apical organelles (micronemes, rhoptries and dense granules) mediate the invasion of erythrocytes; some of the molecules have been regarded as targets in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-490

Topics

5 Figures and Tables