NIH, Columbia Team Employs Drug and Gene Screens to Find Antimalarial Candidates | GenomeWeb

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Using genome-wide association and linkage analyses combined with high-throughput growth inhibition assays, researchers from the National Institutes of Health and Columbia University have identified dozens of compounds that appear to thwart various strains of Plasmodium falciparum — along with genetic loci contributing to varying treatment response in the malaria-causing parasite.

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