Parasitism runs deep in malaria’s family tree

23 febrero 2015

The ancestors of a large family of parasites–including those that cause malaria–were equipped to become parasites much earlier in their lineage than previously assumed, according to new research. The work traces the emergence of parasitism among apicomplexans–complex, single cell parasites that possess highly specialized tools to invade host cells and tissues.
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