Search for dissertations about: "RBC variants"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words RBC variants.

  1. 1. Human genetic factors involved in immunity to Plasmodium falciparum infection

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Wenner-Grens institut för experimentell biologi

    Author : Manijeh Vafa Homann; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Plasmodium falciparum; Malaria; Immunity; Ethnic groups; Mali; Senegal; Genetic factors; IL-4; IL-10; Polymorphism; MOI; RBC variants; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Cell and molecular biology Immunology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Cell- och molekylärbiologi Immunologi; immunologi; Immunology;

    Abstract : This study investigated the associations between IL-4 -590 C/T and IL-10 -1087 A/G polymorphisms and malariometric indexes in the Fulani and the Dogon ethnic groups living in sympatry in Mali and differing in susceptibility to malaria. The correlations between antibodies level and parasitological data as well as splenomegaly were assessed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Functional antibody responses to the Plasmodium falciparum merozoite

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology

    Author : Hodan Ahmed Ismail; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Plasmodium falciparum is a leading cause of death among children under the age of five and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa. More than one third of the world’s population is at risk of contracting malaria, and 70 % of the cases are found in sub-Saharan Africa. READ MORE