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Human red blood cell polymorphisms and malaria.

Abstract:

Genetic factors are a major determinant of child survival in malaria endemic countries. Identifying which genes are involved and how they affect the malaria disease risk potentially offers a powerful mechanism through which to learn more about the host-parasite relationship. The past few years have seen significant progress towards achieving this goal for some of the best-known malaria resistance genes that determine the structure or function of red blood cells: Gerbich blood group antigen ne...

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10.1016/j.mib.2006.06.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
Current opinion in microbiology
Volume:
9
Issue:
4
Pages:
388-394
Publication date:
2006-08-05
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EISSN:
1879-0364
ISSN:
1369-5274
URN:
uuid:c7f702b6-0d42-4e23-a4bc-f5e8926978f4
Source identifiers:
40091
Local pid:
pubs:40091

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