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The Armadillo repeat protein PF16 is essential for flagellar structure and function in Plasmodium male gametes.

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Malaria, caused by the apicomplexan parasite Plasmodium, threatens 40% of the world's population. Transmission between vertebrate and insect hosts depends on the sexual stages of the life-cycle. The male gamete of Plasmodium parasite is the only developmental stage that possesses a flagellum. Very little is known about the identity or function of proteins in the parasite's flagellar biology. Here, we characterise a Plasmodium PF16 homologue using reverse genetics in the mouse malaria parasite...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0012901

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Clinical Lab Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
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Ferguson, DJ
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
9
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Article: e12901
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:4b8404f4-e560-45c1-be96-faafd8c272a9
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149521
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pubs:149521

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