Production of plasmodium falciparum gametocytes in vitro

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Abstract

Production of gametocytes in vitro is essential for studies of Plasmodium falciparum sexual stages. Here, we describe procedures for the high-yield production and fractionation of P. falciparum gametocytes stages I to V.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMalaria
Subtitle of host publicationMethods and Protocols
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Pages17-25
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781627030250
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
Volume923
ISSN (Print)1064-3745

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Keywords

  • Gametocyte
  • Multilayer Percoll gradient
  • Percoll-sorbitol gradient
  • Plasmodium falciparum
  • Purification

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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Saliba, K. S., & Jacobs-Lorena, M. (2013). Production of plasmodium falciparum gametocytes in vitro. In Malaria: Methods and Protocols (pp. 17-25). (Methods in Molecular Biology; Vol. 923). Humana Press Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-62703-26-7_2