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hemozoin

Known as: beta-haematin, haemozoin, malaria pigment 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Abstract. We present high-resolution optical tomographic images of human red blood cells (RBC) parasitized by malaria-inducing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Severe malaria anemia is characterized by inhibited/altered erythropoiesis and presence of hemozoin-(HZ)-laden bone-marrow… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Although whole-parasite vaccine strategies for malaria infection have regained attention, their immunological mechanisms of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Background Characteristic symptoms of malaria include recurrent fever attacks and neurodegeneration, signs that are also found in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The intraerythrocytic parasite Plasmodium—the causative agent of malaria—produces an inorganic crystal called hemozoin (Hz… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The role of proinflammatory cytokine production in the pathogenesis of malaria is well established, but the identification of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Hemozoin (HZ) is an insoluble crystal formed in the food vacuole of malaria parasites. HZ has been reported to induce… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Digestion of hemoglobin in the food vacuole of the malaria parasite produces very high quantities of redox active toxic free heme… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Malaria parasites within red blood cells digest host hemoglobin into a hydrophobic heme polymer, known as hemozoin (HZ), which is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The digestive vacuole of Plasmodium falciparum is the site of hemoglobin degradation, heme polymerization into crystalline… Expand
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