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Scoring sporozoite motility.
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PMID:  22990792     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sporozoites, the stage of Plasmodium infectious to vertebrates when injected in the skin by a mosquito vector, are highly motile cells. Their unusual form of gliding motility is essential for infectivity, allowing the parasite to travel through both the mosquito and mammalian hosts, invading different cell types and escaping immune cell-mediated death. In this chapter, we describe techniques to study gliding motility of sporozoites in vitro and in vivo.
Authors:
Allison F Carey; Robert Ménard; Daniel Y Bargieri
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.)     Volume:  923     ISSN:  1940-6029     ISO Abbreviation:  Methods Mol. Biol.     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214969     Medline TA:  Methods Mol Biol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  371-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Unité de Biologie et Génétique du Paludisme, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
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