3Novices:Malaria genome shows a cunning, finely tuned parasite, says study

The malaria parasite owes its devastating success to a finely tuned genome that can survive attacks and evade human immune defences because it retains only the bare essential genes it needs to thrive, scientists have found.
In a detailed study analysing more than half the genes in the genome of the parasite that causes malaria, researchers found that two thirds of those genes are essential for survival. This is the largest proportion of essential genes found in any organism studied to date,…
July 13, 2017 at 10:40PM
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