Targets of complement-fixing antibodies in protective immunity against malaria in children
Linda Reiling, Michelle J Boyle, Michael T White, Danny W Wilson, Gaoqian Feng, Rupert Weaver, D Herbert Opi, Kristina EM Persson, Jack S Richards, Peter M Siba, Freya JI Fowkes, Eizo Takashima, Takafumi Tsuboi, Ivo Mueller, James G Beeson
Nature Communications | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2019
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
Awarded by International Centers for Excellence in Malaria Research of the National Institutes of Health
Awarded by JSPS KAKENHI in Japan
Awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLERGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
RBC and human serum used for parasite culture and naive controls were provided by the Australian Red Cross Blood bank (Melbourne). We thank all participants and parents/guardians involved in the clinical studies, and the staff of the Papua New Guinea Institute for Medical Research. We thank Janine Stubbs for providing the LALA-mutant MAb. Funding was provided by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (Program grant  and senior research fellowship  to J.G.B., senior research fellowship to I.M., Early Career Fellowship to M.J.B.), the International Centers for Excellence in Malaria Research (Asia-Pacific [5U19AI129392]) of the National Institutes of Health (I.M., G.B., M.T.W.), and JSPS KAKENHI(JP26253026) in Japan (T.T.). L.R., M.J.B., L.K., G.F., D.H.O., I.M. and J.G.B. are members of the NHMRC Australian Centre for Research Excellence in Malaria Elimination. The Burnet Institute acknowledges support of the NHMRC Independent Research Institutes Support Scheme and Operational Infrastructure Support of the Victorian State Government.