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Human Malaria Parasites Grown for the First Time in Dormant Form

News   Feb 23, 2018 | Original Story by Anne Trafton for Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 
Human Malaria Parasites Grown for the First Time in Dormant Form

In this image, four Plasmodium vivax parasites have invaded human hepatocytes. Three of the parasites are developing while one parasite, on the lower right, is a dormant hypnozoite, which remains small until its reactivation. Credit: Nil Gural.

 
 
 

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