Published in Hepatitis Weekly, December 8th, 2008
"Using SR-BI-knockout, SR-BI-hypomorphic and SR-BI-transgenic primary hepatocytes, as well as specific SR-BI-blocking antibodies, we demonstrate that SR-BI significantly boosts hepatocyte permissiveness to P. falciparum, P. yoelii, and P. berghei entry and promotes parasite development. We show that SR-BI, but not the low-density lipoprotein receptor, acts as a major cholesterol...
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