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Parasitology Research

, Volume 80, Issue 1, pp 84–86 | Cite as

Serum-free cultivation of severalPlasmodium falciparum strains

  • A. Lingnau
  • G. Margos
  • W. A. Maier
  • H. M. Seitz
Short Communication

Abstract

Plasmodium falciparum strains from different malaria-endemic regions were grown in continuous culture without human serum. The medium was complemented with Nutridoma-SR instead of serum. All parasite strains developed well in serum-free medium. Two strains were thawed without serum and showed good multiplication in subsequent continuous culture.

Keywords

Human Serum Plasmodium Plasmodium Falciparum Continuous Culture Good Multiplication 
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© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Lingnau
    • 1
  • G. Margos
    • 1
  • W. A. Maier
    • 1
  • H. M. Seitz
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Medizinische Parasitologie der Universität BonnBonn 1Germany

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