Journal article

Mergers and acquisitions: malaria and the great chloroplast heist.

GI McFadden

Genome Biology | Published : 2000

Abstract

The origin of the relict chloroplast recently identified in malarial parasites has been mysterious. Several new papers suggest that the parasites obtained their chloroplasts in an ancient endosymbiotic event that also created some major algal groups.

University of Melbourne Researchers