Malaria Pulls a FASt One

Maroya D. Spalding, Sean T. Prigge

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Cure of rodent malaria with the biocide triclosan highlighted the enzyme FabI as an antimalarial drug target. In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Yu et al. (2008) show that FabI is not the principle target of triclosan yet plays an important role specifically in malaria liver stage development.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)509-511
Number of pages3
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 11 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology


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