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Journal: Biochemical Society Transactions
Biochem Soc Trans (2010) 38 (5): 1337–1341.
Published: 24 September 2010
...Pongsak Khunrae; Matthew K. Higgins Malaria during pregnancy is caused when parasite-infected erythrocytes accumulate within the placenta through interactions between the VAR2CSA protein on the infected erythrocyte surface and placental CSPGs (chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans). This interaction...