Fatty molecule in human blood controls malaria parasites' decision to leap to mosquitoes

Depletion of a fatty molecule in human blood propels malaria parasites to stop replicating and causing illness in people and instead to jump ship to mosquitoes to continue the transmission cycle, according to a new study by an international research team.

Fatty molecule in human blood controls malaria parasites' decision to leap to mosquitoes

Depletion of a fatty molecule in human blood propels malaria parasites to stop replicating and causing illness in people and instead to jump ship to mosquitoes to continue the transmission cycle, ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Phys.org

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