Journal article icon

Journal article

Antigenic variation at the infected red cell surface in malaria.

Abstract:

Many pathogens that either rely on an insect vector to complete their life cycle (e.g., Trypanosoma spp. and Borrelia spp.) or exist in a unique ecological niche where transmission from host to host is sporadic (e.g., Neisseria spp.) have evolved strategies to maintain infection of their mammalian hosts for long periods of time in order to ensure their survival. Because they have to survive in the face of a fully functional immune system, a common feature of many of these organisms is their d...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Authors


Journal:
Annual review of microbiology
Volume:
55
Issue:
1
Pages:
673-707
Publication date:
2001-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1545-3251
ISSN:
0066-4227
Source identifiers:
94858
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:94858
UUID:
uuid:88642af6-0888-4756-8c57-1d8278bbe7ee
Local pid:
pubs:94858
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP