Inferring Plasmodium vivax protein biology by using omics data

D. A. Moreno-Pérez, M. A. Patarroyo

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Deciphering Plasmodium vivax biology has long been a challenge for groups working on this parasite, mainly due to the complications involved in propagating it in vitro. However, adapting P. vivax strains in non-human primates and the arrival of high-performance analysis methods has led to increased knowledge regarding parasite protein composition and the ability of some molecules to trigger an immune response or participate in protein-protein interactions. This review describes the state of the art concerning proteomics-, immunomics- and interatomics-related P. vivax omic studies, discussing their potential use in developing disease control methods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number103719
JournalJournal of Proteomics
StatePublished - Apr 30 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry

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