Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 1 blocks the proinflammatory protein S100P.

Abstract

The malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, and the human immune system have coevolved to ensure that the parasite is not eliminated and reinfection is not resisted. This relationship is likely mediated through a myriad of host-parasite interactions, although surprisingly few such interactions have been identified. Here we show that the 33-kDa fragment of… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1202689109

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