Malaria Makes the Most of Mealtimes

Sarah E. Reece*, Kimberley F. Prior

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Successive synchronized cycles of Plasmodium replication in the host's blood causes the symptoms of malaria and fuels disease transmission. In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Hirako et al. (2018) reveal that host circadian rhythms of inflammation and metabolism are responsible for the timing of cycles of parasite replication. 

Comment onDaily Rhythms of TNFα Expression and Food Intake Regulate Synchrony of Plasmodium Stages with the Host Circadian Cycle. [Cell Host Microbe. 2018]
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)695-697
Number of pages3
JournalCell Host & Microbe
Volume23
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jun 2018

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