Aspartic Proteinases from Parasites
Malaria is endemic throughout much of the tropics, causing in excess of 100 million clinical cases and 1 million child deaths in Africa per year. With increasing resistance of the parasites to currently available anti-malarials, paralleled by the increasing resistance of vector mosquitoes to pesticides, malaria is resurgent and represents the most serious threat to human health in the developing world.
KeywordsAspartic Proteinase Food Vacuole Human Cathepsin Scissile Peptide Bond Aspartic Proteinase Family
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