Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 28th, 2006
Study 1: Antimerozoite surface protein-1 antibodies interfere with Plasmodium falciparum multiplication.
According to a study from Germany, "The 190-kDa merozoite surface protein 1 (MSP-1) of Plasmodium falciparum, an essential component in the parasite's life cycle, is a primary candidate for a malaria vaccine.
"Rabbit antibodies elicited by the heterologously produced MSP-1 processing products p83, p30, p38, and p42, derived from strain 3D7, were analyzed for the potential to inhibit in vitro erythrocyte invasion by the parasite...
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