Host age and expression of genes involved in red blood cell invasion in Plasmodium falciparum field isolates
Aida Valmaseda, Quique Bassat, Pedro Aide, Pau Cistero, Alfons Jimenez, Aina Casellas, Sonia Machevo, Ruth Aguilar, Betuel Sigauque, Virander S Chauhan, Christine Langer, James Beeson, Chetan Chitnis, Pedro L Alonso, Deepak Gaur, Alfredo Mayor
Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2017
Awarded by Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad in Spain
Awarded by Instituto de Salud Carlos III [Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (FEDER)]
Awarded by Department d'Universitats I Recerca de la Generalitat de Catalunya (AGAUR)
Awarded by Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Authors would like to thank to the individuals participating in the study and their parents/guardians; the staff of the hospital, clinical officers, field supervisors and data manager; Dr. Ariel Magallon-Tejada, Dr. Himanshu Gupta, Dr. Silvie Huijben, Dr. Mercedes Rubio, Dr. Carlota Dobano and Dr. Alfred Cortes for their useful comments on this project. This work was supported by the Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad in Spain (PRI-PIBIN-2011-0893), the Instituto de Salud Carlos III [grant PI13/01478 2013 call for the Strategic Action on Health 2013-2016 cofunded by the Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (FEDER), and CES10/021-I3SNS to A.M.]. ISGlobal is a member of the CERCA Programme, Generalitat de Catalunya. The Manhica Health Research Centre receives core support from the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development. A.V. received a pre-doctoral fellowship from La Caixa foundation. A.M. is supported by the Department d'Universitats I Recerca de la Generalitat de Catalunya (AGAUR; 2014SGR263).