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Closing In on a Deadly Parasite's Genome

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Science  20 Oct 2000:
Vol. 290, Issue 5491, pp. 439
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5491.439

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Extremely difficult to decipher, the genome of Plasmodium falciparum, the most virulent malaria parasite, is already providing targets for new drugs. Next project: the mosquito genome.