Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 20th, 2003
B.G. Yipp and colleagues, University of Calgary, published their findings in a recent issue of the journal Blood.
"The pathogenicity of Plasmodium falciparum is due to the unique ability of infected erythrocytes (IRBCs) to adhere to vascular endothelium. We investigated whether adhesion of IRBCs to CD36, the major cytoadherence receptor on human dermal microvascular endothelial cells (HDMECs), induces intracellular signaling and regulates...
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