Study Detail

Study TypeWhole Genome Sequencing
Abstract Understanding the evolution and host adaption in the Plasmodium laverania clade through whole genome sequencing
Description Plasmodium falciparum, the most virulent agent of human malaria, evolved from the gorilla parasite P. praefalciparum. Although there are a further two gorilla- and four chimpanzee-infective species closely related to P. falciparum (the Laverania subgenus), there is no evidence to date that these par .. [more]
Center NameThe Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute