Malaria Control & Elimination

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New Targets in Malaria Parasite Chemotherapy: A Review


 Dereje Nigussie, Takele Beyene, Naseer Ali Shahand and Sileshi Belew

Malaria is a global health problem that causes significant mortality and morbidity annually and a serious problem to drug therapy and discovery as current anti-malarial therapeutics become increasingly ineffective. The need for new therapy for malaria is mandatory because of the emergence of resistance to most of the anti-malarial drugs. There are different approaches and targets proposed by researchers and scientist based on experimental data. Modern advancement in the biology of the parasite and different genomic techniques provide wide ranges of novel targets in the development of new therapy. Therefore, this review will discuss new targets in the chemotherapy of malaria parasite.


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