Journal article

Analysis of structure and function of the giant protein Pf332 in Plasmodium falciparum

Anthony N Hodder, Alexander G Maier, Melanie Rug, Monica Brown, Mirja Hommel, Ivan Pantic, Marina Puig-de-Morales-Marinkovic, Brian Smith, Tony Triglia, James Beeson, Alan F Cowman

Mol. Microbiol. | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2009


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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Brian Shiell and Gary Beddome from CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory for their assistance with Edman sequencing and mass spectrometry. Also we thank Dr Simon Crawford and Anna Friedhuber (University of Melbourne) for assistance with transmission electron microscopy, Paul Gilson and Brendan Crabb for the anti-MSP1 antibody. A. G. M. is an ARC Australian Research Fellow. A. F. C. is an International Howard Hughes Scholar and a NHMRC Australia Fellow. We thank the WEHI Monoclonal Facility for antibodies, donors and Red Cross Blood Service (Melbourne, Australia) for erythrocytes and serum and study participants in PNG. M. P.-d.-M. M. acknowledges support from the NHLBI Grant HL-007118 and REG from Harvard University. This work was supported by the NIH (RO1 AI44008), Wellcome Trust and the NHMRC of Australia.