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Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall institute identify a new drug which blocks plasmepsin, a critical enzyme in gametocyte production.

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Inhibition of Plasmepsin V Activity Blocks Plasmodium falciparum Gametocytogenesis and Transmission to Mosquitoes

Image Credits: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Scientific Advisor: Katharine Collins, Radboud University Medical Centre

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