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A single gene copy merozoite surface antigen and immune evasion?

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A single gene copy merozoite surface antigen and immune evasion? / O’Dea, K. P.; McKean, Paul G.; Jarra, W.; Brown, K. N.

In: Parasite Immunology, Vol. 18, No. 4, 04.1996, p. 165-172.

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O’Dea, KP, McKean, PG, Jarra, W & Brown, KN 1996, 'A single gene copy merozoite surface antigen and immune evasion?', Parasite Immunology, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 165-172. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-3024.1996.d01-82.x

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O’Dea, K. P., McKean, P. G., Jarra, W., & Brown, K. N. (1996). A single gene copy merozoite surface antigen and immune evasion? Parasite Immunology, 18(4), 165-172. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-3024.1996.d01-82.x

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O’Dea, K. P. ; McKean, Paul G. ; Jarra, W. ; Brown, K. N. / A single gene copy merozoite surface antigen and immune evasion?. In: Parasite Immunology. 1996 ; Vol. 18, No. 4. pp. 165-172.

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abstract = "During the course of chronic malaria infection antigenic variants of a parasite antigen are expressed and exposed on the surface of infected erythrocyte membranes. There also exists a number of apparently invariant single gene copy blood-stage antigens, exposed or non-exposed, which have been shown to afford immunity under experimental conditions. To determine why the host, presented with invariant 'protective' antigens, is unable to control infections effectively, immunity to a representative single gene copy antigen, the merozoite surface protein 1 (MSP1) was investigated in Plasmodium chabaudi chabaudi AS, a murine model of chronic malaria. Immunization with monoclonal antibody affinity purified native MSP1 resulted in enhanced control of parasitaemia on challenge, irrespective of the parasite inoculum size; challenge with a single parasite, however, suggested that expansion of resistant parasite subpopulations was not occurring. Challenge of mice immunized with recombinant fusion proteins encoding N- or C-terminal regions of the P.c. chabaudi AS MSP1 produced inconsistent effects, often parasitaemias were indistinguishable from controls despite significant anti-MSP1 antibody responses. The not unlikely contamination of MSP1 native preparations with erythrocyte (E) components was considered. Immunization with a mixture of the MSP1 C-terminus recombinant polypeptide and a Triton X-100 solubilized lysate of normal E resulted in enhanced control of parasitaemia, however, no effect was seen after administration of either component on its own. Co-immunization of E with the N-terminus polypeptide reversed the inhibition seen, on this occasion with this construct alone.",
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