Polyamines in the Cell Cycle of the Malarial Parasite Plasmodium Falciparum

  • U. Bachrach
  • L. Abu-Elheiga
  • Y. G. Assaraf
  • J. Golenser
  • D. T. Spira
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 250)


Malaria is a major health problem in many developing nations, More than 800 million people suffer from the disease with 1.5 milion deaths each year, Plasmodium falciparum causes the majority of the cases and is responsible for the fatal disease in man. The parasites undergo asexual developmental cycles in the erythrocyte and produce up to 32 merozites.


Plasmodium Falciparum Infected Erythrocyte Malarial Parasite Trypanosoma Brucei Polyamine Synthesis 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Bachrach
    • 1
  • L. Abu-Elheiga
    • 1
  • Y. G. Assaraf
    • 1
  • J. Golenser
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. T. Spira
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Molecular BiologyHebrew University-Hadassah Medical SchoolJerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Department of ParsitologyHebrew University-Hadassah Medical SchoolJerusalemIsrael

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