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Malaria parasite transporters as a drug-delivery strategy

Biagini, Giancarlo ORCID:, Ward, Stephen ORCID: and Bray, Patrick (2005) 'Malaria parasite transporters as a drug-delivery strategy'. Trends in Parasitology, Vol 21, Issue 7, pp. 299-301.

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The recent characterization of the choline carrier of the malaria parasite and its role in the selective delivery of novel antimalarial drugs has reignited interest in parasite transporters as a drug-delivery strategy. In this article, we discuss these findings in relation to the wider context of developing a sustainable antimalarial-drug-development portfolio.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: infected human-erythrocytes red-blood-cells plasmodium-falciparum phospholipid-metabolism permeability pathways antimalarial activity potent inhibitors host erythrocyte choline uptake membrane
Subjects: QX Parasitology > QX 45 Host-parasite relations
WB Practice of Medicine > Therapeutics > WB 340 Drug Administration
WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 750 Malaria
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > Molecular & Biochemical Parasitology Group
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Depositing User: Sarah Lewis-Newton
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2011 15:39
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2020 10:59


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