How malaria parasites withstand a fever's heat

Oct 06, 2020

The parasites that causes malaria can withstand feverish temperatures. The researchers have identified a lipid-protein combo that springs into action to gird the parasite's innards against heat shock. Understanding how malaria protects its cells against heat and other onslaughts could lead to new ways to fight tough-to-kill strains, researchers say. Science Daily


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