A PIP gets the Plasmodium protein export pathway going

Jiang, R. H.Y. and Marti, M. (2012) A PIP gets the Plasmodium protein export pathway going. Cell Host and Microbe, 11(2), pp. 99-100. (doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2012.01.011) (PMID:22341457)

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Survival of blood stage malaria parasites requires extensive host cell remodeling, which is facilitated by secretion of parasite proteins via a dedicated protein export pathway. In a recent Cell paper, Bhattacharjee et al., (2012) describe PI(3)P binding as one of the first steps in targeting parasite proteins to the host cell.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Marti, Professor Matthias
Authors: Jiang, R. H.Y., and Marti, M.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Infection & Immunity
Journal Name:Cell Host and Microbe
ISSN (Online):1934-6069
Published Online:15 February 2012

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