Ciba Foundation Symposium 94 - Malaria and the Red Cell

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Chapter 1 creation (pages 1–2): D.J. Weatherall
Chapter 2 Erythrocyte Membrane constitution and serve as (pages 3–23): M. J. A. Tanner
Chapter three Maturation of the Intracellular Parasite and Antigenicity (pages 24–44): ok. N. Brown, D. B. Boyle and C. I. Newbold
Chapter four Structural Alteration of the Erythrocyte Membrane in the course of Malarial Parasite Invasion and Intraerythrocytic improvement (pages 45–63): Masamichi Aikawa and Louis H. Miller
Chapter five delivery of Ions in Erythrocytes contaminated through Plasmodia (pages 64–73): Kazuyuki Tanabe, Ross B. Mikkelsen and Donald F. H. Wallach
Chapter 6 The Anaemia of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria (pages 74–97): D. J. Weatherall, S. Abdalla and M. J. Pippard
Chapter 7 The Spleen in Malaria (pages 98–116): David J. Wyler
Chapter eight effect of the Spleen at the Expression of floor Antigens on Parasitized Erythrocytes (pages 117–136): John W. Barnwell, Russell J. Howard and Louis H. Miller
Chapter nine protecting Immunity to Malaria and Anti?Erythrocyte Autoimmunity (pages 137–158): W. Jarra
Chapter 10 Genetic version within the Host and Adaptive Phenomena in Plasmodium falciparum an infection (pages 159–173): L. Luzzatto, F, O. Sodeinde and G. Martinit
Chapter eleven Glycophorins and pink mobilephone Invasion by way of Plasmodium falciparum (pages 174–195): Geoffrey Pasvol and Michele Jungery
Chapter 12 Expression of Inherited Resistance to Malaria in tradition (pages 196–205): Milton J. Friedman
Chapter thirteen Metabolism and floor delivery of Parasitized Erythrocytes in Malaria (pages 206–221): Irwin W. Sherman
Chapter 14 Mode of motion of Antimalarial medicinal drugs (pages 221–245): Coy D. Fitch
Chapter 15 ultimate feedback (pages 246–247): D.J. Weatherall

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The reality of protective immunity to malaria readily allows a role for phenotypic variation (Brown 1976, Brown et a1 1976). Only under special and rare experimental conditions is a sterilizing immune response generated that transcends phenotypic and strain, but not species, differences. Even then, it is frequently accompanied by extensive anaemia, suggesting an autoimmune component related to the parasite modification of host erythrocytes, either during entry or during parasite maturation (Brown 1977).

The erythrocyte tends to lose its discoid shape. Parasite ribosomes become clustered in polysomes, frequently attached to endoplasmic reticulum, and cisternae of the reticulum contain granular material (Ladda 1969). At this time, the parasitophorous vacuole can be shown by freeze-fracture to contain intramembranous particles (McLaren et a1 1979), presumably proteins synthesized by the parasite and inserted into the membrane. MATURATION AND ANTIGENICITY 27 FIG. 2. Stage-specific polypeptide synthesis by P.

Berghei, binding of parasite-specific antibodies is apparently blocked by cold-reacting haemagglutinins to isoantigens (Brown et a1 1982). MATURATION AND ANTIGENICITY 33 As stated above, the antigens present in the erythrocyte membrane of P. fakiparum include the histidine-enriched protein described by Kilejian. Synthesis of this protein correlates with the presence of excrescences on the erythrocyte membrane, and there is ultrastructural evidence that this protein is antigenic and exposed at these sites.

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