The Presence, Persistence and Functional Properties of Plasmodium vivax Duffy Binding Protein II Antibodies Are Influenced by HLA Class II Allelic Variants
Flora S Kano, Flavia A Souza-Silva, Leticia M Torres, Barbara AS Lima, Tais N Sousa, Jessica RS Alves, Roberto S Rocha, Cor JF Fontes, Bruno AM Sanchez, John H Adams, Cristiana FA Brito, Douglas EV Pires, David B Ascher, Ana Maria Sell, Luzia H Carvalho
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2016
Awarded by Research Foundation of Minas Gerais (FAPEMIG)
This work was supported by The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq); The Research Foundation of Minas Gerais (FAPEMIG); PAPES VI/CNPq/FIOCRUZ; LHC is a research fellow from CNPq. LMT, BASL, and JRSA are supported by the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES). DBA and DEVP are supported by a Newton Fund RCUK-CONFAP Grant awarded by The Medical Research Council (MRC) and The Research Foundation of Minas Gerais (FAPEMIG) (MR/M026302/1). DBA is an NHMRC CJ Martin Fellow (APP1072476). DEVP is supported by the Rene Rachou Research Center (CPqRR/FIOCRUZ Minas), Brazil. The funders had no role in study design, data analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.