Intravital observation of Plasmodium berghei sporozoite infection of the liver.

Plasmodium sporozoite invasion of liver cells has been an extremely elusive event to study. In the prevailing model, sporozoites enter the liver by passing through Kupffer cells, but this model was based solely on incidental observations in fixed specimens and on biochemical and physiological data....

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Main Authors: Ute Frevert, Sabine Engelmann, Sergine Zougbédé, Jörg Stange, Bruce Ng, Kai Matuschewski, Leonard Liebes, Herman Yee
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2005-06-01
Series:PLoS Biology
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