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Genome sequencing sheds light on emerging drug resistance in malaria parasites.

Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsNeafsey, DE
AbstractPlasmodium falciparum in Southeast Asia are gradually becoming resistant to artemesinin, a standard first-line treatment for malaria. Whole-genome sequencing offers a chance to better understand and perhaps undermine the parasite's evolutionary response to this drug.
Year of Publication2013
JournalNature genetics
Volume45
Issue6
Pages589-90
Date Published (YYYY/MM/DD)2013/05/29
ISSN Number1061-4036
DOI10.1038/ng.2648
PubMedhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23715326?dopt=Abstract