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Nat Genet DOI:10.1038/ng.2648

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

Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsNeafsey, DE
JournalNat Genet
Volume45
Issue6
Pages589-90
Date Published2013 Jun
ISSN1546-1718
KeywordsAntimalarials, Artemisinins, Genes, Protozoan, Humans, Malaria, Falciparum, Plasmodium falciparum
Abstract

Plasmodium 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.

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.2648
DOI10.1038/ng.2648
Pubmed

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23715326?dopt=Abstract

Alternate JournalNat. Genet.
PubMed ID23715326