Saliba, Kevin; Lehane, Adele; Kirk, Kiaran
The human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, has long been known to have a homologue of the human 'multidrug resistance' P-glycoprotein. P-glycoprotein is an ABC transporter that pumps drugs from multidrug-resistant cancer cells. The malaria parasite's P-glycoprotein homologue, Pgh1, is known to influence the sensitivity of malaria parasites to a diverse range of antimalarial drugs, but the mechanism by which it does so has remained obscure. In a new paper, Sanchez et al. report the...[Show more]
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