Malaria Parasites: Comparative Genomics, Evolution and Molecular Biology

Malaria Parasites: Comparative Genomics, Evolution and Molecular Biology


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781908230072
Publisher: Caister Academic Press
Publication date: 02/01/2013
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors v

Preface ix

1 The Diversity of Plasmodium and other Haemosporidians: The Intersection of Taxonomy, Phylogenetics and Genomics Ellen S. Martinsen Susan L. Perkins 1

2 The Apicomplexan Genomic Landscape: The Evolutionary Context of Plasmodium Jeremy D. DeBarry Segun Fatumo Jessica C. Kissinger 17

3 Plasmodium Genomics and the Art of Sequencing Malaria Parasite Genomes Jane M. Carlton Steven A. Sullivan Karine G. Le Roch 35

4 Genome Diversity and Applications in Genetic Studies of the Human Malaria Parasites Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax Sittiporn Pattaradilokrat Jianbing Mu Philip Awadalla Xin-zhuan Su 59

5 Functional Genomics of Plasmodium Parasites Zbynek Bozdech Peter R. Preiser 91

6 Plasmodium Experimental Genetic Crosses Lisa C. Ranford-Cartwright Karen L. Hayton Michael T. Ferdig 127

7 Regulation of Gene Expression Kirk W. Deitsch Ron Dzikowski 145

8 Invasion of Host Red Blood Cells by Malaria Parasites Amy K. Bei Manoj T. Duraisingh 169

9 Host Cell Remodelling and Protein Trafficking Silvia Haase Hayley E. Bullen Sarah C. Charnaud Brendan S. Crabb Paul R. Gilson Tania F. de Koning-Ward 199

10 Dissecting Mosquito-Parasite Interactions through Molecular Biology and Biochemistry: Genomic, Proteomic and Glycomic Analyses Lindsay A. Parish Lindsey S. Garver David R. Colquhoun Ceereena Ubaida Mohien Elizabeth Weissbrod Rhoel R. Dinglasan 221

11 The Malariologist's Molecular Toolbox Alexander G. Maier 249

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