Journal article

Platelet Factor 4 and Duffy Antigen Required for Platelet Killing of Plasmodium falciparum

Brendan J McMorran, Laura Wieczorski, Karen E Drysdale, Jo-Anne Chan, Hong Ming Huang, Clare Smith, Chalachew Mitiku, James G Beeson, Gaetan Burgio, Simon J Foote

Science | AMER ASSOC ADVANCEMENT SCIENCE | Published : 2012

Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Awarded by Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the Australian Red Cross Blood Services in Hobart and Brisbane for providing red blood cells and antibodies, the platelet donors, and C. Flowers and R. McWhirter for phlebotomy. We also acknowledge funding support from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (grants 605524 and 490037), the Australian Cancer Research Foundation, the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy of Australia, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations, The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Australian Research Council (grant DP120100061 and Future Fellowship to J.G.B.), and the Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support Scheme. Ethics approval for the platelet donations was received from the Human Research Ethics Committee (Tasmania) Network (H0009004). Data are deposited in the Dryad Repository: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.8sb5h