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The parasite genome

The grand assault

A Correction to this article was published on 24 October 2002

The complete genome sequence of the parasite responsible for most of the world's human malaria has been determined. The nature of the genome meant that this was a difficult project, requiring considerable ingenuity.

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Figure 1: Some of the genomes sequenced so far.


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