Unlocking malaria invasion by ultraresolution microscopy
Grant number: DP120103161 | Funding period: 2012 - 2014
This project describes the microscopic analysis of malaria-causing parasites invading human blood cells. The project aims to better understand how this invasion works and to understand how it might be inhibited.
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Electron tomography of Plasmodium falciparum merozoites reveals core cellular events that underpin erythrocyte invasion
Eric Hanssen, Chaitali Dekiwadia, David T Riglar, Melanie Rug, Leandro Lemgruber, Alan F Cowman, Marek Cyrklaff, Mikhail Kudryashev, Friedrich Frischknecht, Jake Baum, Stuart A Ralph
Erythrocyte invasion by merozoites forms of the malaria parasite is a key step in the establishment of human malaria disease. To d..