Targeting Plasmodium Plasmepsin V: Hitting Two Birds with One Stone

Brancucci, Nicolas M.B.; Heussler, Volker T.; Grüring, Christof (2020). Targeting Plasmodium Plasmepsin V: Hitting Two Birds with One Stone. Trends in parasitology, 36(2), pp. 85-87. Elsevier Current Trends 10.1016/j.pt.2019.12.006

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A recent report by Jennison et al. reveals an important role for plasmepsin V (PMV), an aspartyl protease, in the development of malaria transmission stages. The authors showed that PMV activity is critical for protein export in these stages and that specific PMV inhibitors block parasite transmission to mosquitoes

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

08 Faculty of Science > Department of Biology > Institute of Cell Biology > Malaria
08 Faculty of Science > Department of Biology > Institute of Cell Biology

UniBE Contributor:

Heussler, Volker

Subjects:

500 Science > 570 Life sciences; biology

ISSN:

1471-4922

Publisher:

Elsevier Current Trends

Language:

English

Submitter:

Volker Heussler

Date Deposited:

17 Feb 2020 13:03

Last Modified:

17 Feb 2020 13:03

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.pt.2019.12.006

PubMed ID:

31883707

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.139833

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/139833

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