Plasmodium falciparum

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Plasmodium falciparum is one of several apicomplexan parasites that cause malaria in humans.  It is the deadliest causative agent of malaria, infecting over half a billion people worldwide and killing over 1 million people per year.
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''Plasmodium falciparum'' is one of several apicomplexan parasites that cause malaria in humans.  It is the deadliest causative agent of malaria, infecting over half a billion people worldwide and killing over 1 million people per year.
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Revision as of 21:22, 28 September 2009

Plasmodium falciparum is one of several apicomplexan parasites that cause malaria in humans. It is the deadliest causative agent of malaria, infecting over half a billion people worldwide and killing over 1 million people per year.

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Resources

  • PlasmoDB
    • A central resource for Plasmodium genomic information.
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