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Parasite packs a punch

Nature Medicine volume 8, pages 11981199 (2002) | Download Citation


Malaria parasites travel to cells in the liver, where they undergo a lethal transformation. The journey requires passage through several cells, leading to the controlled exocytosis of parasite ligands (pages 1318–1322).

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  1. Division of Parasitology The National Institute for Medical Research The Ridgeway, Mill Hill London, UK

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