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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 976827, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/976827
Review Article

The Coming-Out of Malaria Gametocytes

Research Center for Infectious Diseases, University of Würzburg, Josef-Schneider-Strasse 2, Building D15, 97080 Würzburg, Germany

Received 27 July 2009; Accepted 5 October 2009

Academic Editor: Abhay R. Satoskar

Copyright © 2010 Andrea Kuehn and Gabriele Pradel. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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