Tag : Parasite evolution

Biology

Resistance gained, resistance lost: An explanation for host–parasite coexistence

Newsemia
by Britt Koskella Host populations are under continual selection by parasites due to reduced fitness of infected individuals relative to uninfected individuals. This should select...
Biology

Within-host competition can delay evolution of drug resistance in malaria

Newsemia
by Mary Bushman, Rustom Antia, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, Jacobus C. de Roode In the malaria parasite P. falciparum, drug resistance generally evolves first in low-transmission settings,...
Biology

<i>Plasmodium vivax</i>-like genome sequences shed new insights into <i>Plasmodium vivax</i> biology and evolution

Newsemia
by Aude Gilabert, Thomas D. Otto, Gavin G. Rutledge, Blaise Franzon, Benjamin Ollomo, Céline Arnathau, Patrick Durand, Nancy D. Moukodoum, Alain-Prince Okouga, Barthélémy Ngoubangoye, Boris...
Biology

<i>Plasmodium vivax</i>-like genome sequences shed new insights into <i>Plasmodium vivax</i> biology and evolution

Newsemia
by Aude Gilabert, Thomas D. Otto, Gavin G. Rutledge, Blaise Franzon, Benjamin Ollomo, Céline Arnathau, Patrick Durand, Nancy D. Moukodoum, Alain-Prince Okouga, Barthélémy Ngoubangoye, Boris...
Biology

Within-host competition can delay evolution of drug resistance in malaria

Newsemia
by Mary Bushman, Rustom Antia, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, Jacobus C. de Roode In the malaria parasite P. falciparum, drug resistance generally evolves first in low-transmission settings,...

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