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Targeting Malaria: Nutrient nanoparticles carry the drug

Out of the four species of malarial parasites, Plasmodium falciparum,┬áis most deadly. Nearly one million people die, every year, from P. falciparum infections. When the parasite enters red blood cells, it ingests their haemoglobin and deposits it in a digestive vacuole. Here, hemoglobin is broken down to heme and peptides. While peptides are useful to… Read More ›

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