By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Scripps Research Institute has landed a $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study the malaria parasite's drug resistance capabilities and how it develops in the blood and in the liver stages.

The researchers will search for mutations in the Plasmodium parasite that are involved in these stages of the parasite's life cycle, which enables it to develop resistance to anti-malarial drugs.

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