The adaptation of Plasmodium falciparum to oxidative stress in G6PD deficient human erythrocytes.

@article{Roth1988TheAO,
  title={The adaptation of Plasmodium falciparum to oxidative stress in G6PD deficient human erythrocytes.},
  author={Eugene F. Roth and Seymour Schulman},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  year={1988},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={363-7}
}
It has recently been found that growth of P. falciparum in human G6PD deficient red cells is impaired in vitro; however, the inhibition is overcome after two or three growth cycles. There is evidence to suggest that the parasite can produce its own G6PD enzyme which may compensate for the lack of host enzyme and could account for the resumption of normal… CONTINUE READING