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Receptor-specific adhesion and clinical disease in Plasmodium falciparum.

Abstract:

One important factor in the virulence of infections with Plasmodium falciparum is the adherence of infected erythrocytes to small vessel endothelium. In infections that lead to serious, life-threatening disease accumulation of large numbers of infected cells in particular organs is thought to lead to organ dysfunction or failure. This is of particular relevance when the affected organ is the brain, leading to the development of cerebral malaria. Many different endothelial receptors for infect...

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Newbold, C More by this author
Berendt, A More by this author
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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
57
Issue:
4
Pages:
389-398
Publication date:
1997-10-05
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:811cc6b9-5fd5-42f8-a1aa-bd035caae3b3
Source identifiers:
36106
Local pid:
pubs:36106

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