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Low-carb vaccines?

Carbohydrates may hold key to improved malaria vaccine

By John Fox
Staff Writer

Monday, September 25, 2017

An international research team led by Australia’s Walter and Elizabeth Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) has shown for the first time that carbohydrates on the surface of malaria parasites play a key role in infecting their mosquito and human hosts, which may lead to the development of improved new vaccines.

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