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Rifins, rosetting, and red blood cells

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The binding of multiple uninfected erythrocytes to a central malaria parasite-infected erythrocyte (IE) is called rosetting. Rosetting has been associated with severe disease, but its functional significance,and the host receptors and parasite ligands involved are only partially known. A recent study, which describes yet another piece in this already complex puzzle, provides a welcome boost and a broadening of an important malaria research field.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftTrends in Parasitology
Vol/bind31
Udgave nummer7
Sider (fra-til)285-6
Antal sider2
ISSN1471-4922
DOI
StatusUdgivet - jul. 2015

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