Genetics and genomics of immunity and infectious disease

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Choroquine resistance in Plasmodium vivax

One of the last chimpanzee studies at the NIH.  Julia Sa and the Wellems group and an extensive list of collaborators have published the extensive experimental studies around Plasmmodum vivax cross. The Juliano and Bailey lab performed the genome sequencing and analysis.

You can read about it here:

Plasmodium vivax chloroquine resistance links to pvcrt transcription in a genetic cross
Juliana M. Sá, Sarah R. Kaslow, […] Thomas E. Wellems 
Nature Communications volume 10, Article number: 4300 (2019)