merozoite

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merozoite

[‚mer·ə′zō‚īt]
(invertebrate zoology)
An ameboid trophozoite in some sporozoans produced from a schizont by schizogony.
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Sequence diversity of the merozoite surface protein 1 of Plasmodium falciparum in clinical isolates from the Kilombero district, Tanzania.
Phase 1 study of two merozoite surface protein 1 (MSP1(42)) vaccines for Plasmodium falciparum malaria.
This publication discusses the encouraging results in a preclinical primate study of GTC's Merozoite Surface Protein 1 (MSP-1) antigen in a potential malaria vaccine.
GTC's third proprietary program is developing a therapeutic malaria vaccine that uses as an antigen the difficult-to-express merozoite surface protein 1 (MSP-1).