Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||A pre-emptive strike against malaria's stealthy hepatic forms|
|Citation:||Mazier, D., Rénia, L., Snounou, G. (2009). A pre-emptive strike against malaria's stealthy hepatic forms. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery 8 (11) : 854-864. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrd2960|
|Abstract:||Almost all the drugs that are widely used today against Plasmodium spp., the causative agent of malaria, target the asexual blood stages of the parasite. Widespread drug resistance severely restricts our ability to control malaria and makes it necessary to seek novel antimalarial compounds. Here, we advocate the development of true causal chemoprophylactic drugs that will fully inhibit the obligate short-lived hepatic forms that precede blood infections. Such drugs will prevent pathology and interrupt transmission, and could therefore have an important role in the control of malaria and its eventual eradication.|
|Source Title:||Nature Reviews Drug Discovery|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Jun 16, 2018
WEB OF SCIENCETM
checked on May 8, 2018
checked on Jun 14, 2018
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.