Immunofluorescence of Parasites
Vast numbers of cells can be processed and observed in a single experiment;
Immunofluorescence facilitates the observation of individual cells and differences among them; and
Information is not only provided on the presence or absence of a protein, but also concerning its precise location within each cell.
KeywordsMalaria Parasite Slide Surface Parasite Cell Erythrocytic Stage Secondary Antibody Solution
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