PerspectiveMicrobiology

Timing the Sexual Development of Parasites

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Science  04 Aug 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5787, pp. 626-627
DOI: 10.1126/science.1131299

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Summary

Like other eukaryotes, the malaria parasite stores maternal RNA in the female gamete for later use in directing early development. An RNA helicase is a key regulator of this process.

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