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First adhere, then detach and glide forward

How do one-celled parasites move from the salivary gland of a mosquito through a person's skin into red blood cells? What molecular mechanisms form the basis for this very important movement of the protozoa? A team of researchers ...

dateDec 23, 2009 in Medical research
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Engineered pea seeds protect against parasites

A breed of pea seeds has been created that contains antibodies against coccidiosis, a disease caused by a parasite that attacks chickens. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Biotechnology describe the development ...

dateSep 11, 2009 in Biotechnology
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