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Investigation of the Plasmodium falciparum RH5-Interacting Protein (PfRIPR) as a blood-stage malaria vaccine target

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Malaria is an ancient disease that still affects millions of people in endemic regions. Despite ongoing global efforts to produce a vaccine against the malaria parasite, chiefly Plasmodium falciparum, an effective vaccine is not yet available. In recent years, new highly conserved blood-stage vaccine candidates have emerged including PfRH5, now being investigated in clinical trials. PfRH5 forms the ‘RCR’ complex with two other proteins, PfRIPR and PfCyRPA; this essential and highl...

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MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Jenner Institute
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Oxford MRC-DTP
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1808501
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2021-09-20

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