Category: Genomics of Apicomplexa

Dec 31

Unresolved direction of host transfer of Plasmodium vivax v. P. simium and P. malariae v. P. brasilianum.

Unresolved direction of host transfer of Plasmodium vivax v. P. simium and P. malariae v. P. brasilianum.
Infect Genet Evol. 2011 Jan;11(1):209-21
Authors: Tazi L, Ayala FJ
Abstract
The evolutionary history o…

Dec 31

Origin of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum in gorillas.

Origin of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum in gorillas.
Nature. 2010 Sep 23;467(7314):420-5
Authors: Liu W, Li Y, Learn GH, Rudicell RS, Robertson JD, Keele BF, Ndjango JB, Sanz CM, Morgan DB, Locatelli S, G…

Dec 31

Eimeria maxima phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate 5-kinase: locus sequencing, characterization, and cross-phylum comparison.

Eimeria maxima phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate 5-kinase: locus sequencing, characterization, and cross-phylum comparison.
Parasitol Res. 2011 Mar;108(3):611-20
Authors: Goh MY, Pan MZ, Blake DP, Wan KL, Song BK
Abst…

Dec 31

The evolution of virulence in primate malaria parasites based on Bayesian reconstructions of ancestral states.

The evolution of virulence in primate malaria parasites based on Bayesian reconstructions of ancestral states.
Int J Parasitol. 2011 Feb;41(2):205-12
Authors: Garamszegi LZ
Abstract
Plasmodium parasites, the …