|The Plasmodium falciparum genome--a blueprint for erythrocyte invasion.|
Cowman AF, Crabb BS
Category: genomics ¤ Added: Oct 24, 2002 ¤ Rating: ◊◊
Erythrocyte invasion by Plasmodium falciparum involves multiple ligand-receptor interactions and numerous apparent redundancies. The genome sequence of this parasite reveals new gene families encoding proteins that appear to mediate erythrocyte invasion.