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Human Sperm Stem Cells Grown in Lab, an Early Step Toward Infertility Treatment

Infertility affects one in seven men of reproductive age worldwide. One idea for treating male sterility is spermatogonial stem cell (SSC) therapy. In this approach, sperm stem cells in the testis are transferred to a test tube, cultured and nudged into becoming fully fledged sperm. However, a key bottleneck has been identifying just the right… Read More »

How does malaria enter red blood cells

CSP is the most abundant surface protein on sporozoites and has multiple roles in sporozoite development, gliding motility, and active invasion. Broadly neutralizing epitopes in the Plasmodium vivax vaccine candidate Duffy Binding Protein. After the parasite invades, the red cells undergo profound structural and morphological changes, dramatically altering their physical properties and impairing circulation. Ankyrin… Read More »