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A large-scale study of Plasmodium berghei gene function reveals an abundance of essential parasite genes that could be targets for new antimalarial drugs

In the first large-scale study of malaria gene function, researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute analysed more than half of the genes in the genome of one species of malaria parasite, Plasmodium berghei.

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