Conditional expression of apical membrane antigen 1 in Plasmodium falciparum shows it is required for erythrocyte invasion by merozoites
Alan Yap, Mauro F Azevedo, Paul R Gilson, Greta E Weiss, Matthew T O'Neill, Danny W Wilson, Brendan S Crabb, Alan F Cowman
Cellular Microbiology | WILEY | Published : 2014
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC)
We thank the Red Cross Blood Service (Melbourne, Australia) for supply of red blood cells as well as serum and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Monoclonal Laboratory for growing the monoclonal antibodies. This work was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) (637406), and the Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support grant. A. Y. is a recipient of PhD scholarships from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research as well as the University of Melbourne (Australia). A.F.C. is a Howard Hughes International Scholar. We thank Nicholas Lim for assistance with the SYBR Green-based invasion assays.