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Recent insights into fatty acid acquisition and metabolism in malarial parasites

F1000 Biology Reports 03/2010; 2. DOI: 10.3410/B2-24
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ABSTRACT The malarial parasite has a tremendous requirement for fatty acids during the replicative stages that take place in the mammalian host. A series of recent papers, discussed below, have revealed some of the mechanisms employed by the parasite to meet these demands.

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