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Resistance mapping in malaria

Whole-genome sequencing of human malaria parasites has revealed genomic regions that are associated with resistance to artemisinin-based drugs. The findings may help to explain the origin and spread of this worrying trend.

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Bright, A., Winzeler, E. Resistance mapping in malaria. Nature 498, 446–447 (2013).

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