A Thermal Exhaust Port on the Death Star of Plasmodium falciparum-Infected Erythrocytes.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Eliciting reliable and effective immunity against Plasmodium falciparum parasites remains an elusive goal in malaria control. Raj and colleagues recently described a naturally occurring human antibody response to a parasite antigen that initiates apoptosis-like cell death of parasites, adding fascinating insight into host-pathogen dialog that may furnish actionable targets for antiparasite therapies or vaccines.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Petersen, JEV; Taylor, SM

Published Date

  • August 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 41 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 508 - 511

PubMed ID

  • 32600921

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1873-3735

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.tips.2020.06.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England