Malaria parasite immune evasion and adaptation to its mosquito host is influenced by the acquisition of multiple blood meals

Malaria parasite immune evasion and adaptation to its mosquito host is influenced by the acquisition of multiple blood meals
Another great article using CHPs! In this interesting paper, coming out of Dr. Ryan C. Smith's lab from Iowa State, they utilized CHPs to examine the damage done in the midgut of mosquitoes after blood or protein meal feeding. They go on to say that this damage from multiple feedings impacts malaria oocytes' survival. They found that human malaria parasites captured host resources to facilitate their growth after multiple feedings when the basal lamina ...
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