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Pertaining to or affected with malaria.

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selective advantage for certain blood groups

... type O- 47%, A- 41%, B-9%, AB-3%). a quick search online revealed minor selective factors like the Duffy antigen receptor being recognised by the malarial parasites etc. but why does the major blood type (ABO) have the large variation in frequency as quoted from guyton? i'm not too sure if there ...

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Thu Oct 10, 2013 1:16 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: selective advantage for certain blood groups
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The Implausible Engines of Evolution

... eliminated humans that had not undergone the change? Obviously, all humans did not get malaria. 3)"Then, for reasons possibly linked to a malarial parasite that bound Neu5Gc, a gene mutation three million or so years ago inactivated the human enzyme involved in making the molecule." ...

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by Tomn
Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:27 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Implausible Engines of Evolution
Replies: 40
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Traditional Chinese Medicine in China

... in the research on natural and traditional drugs. The extraction of Qinghaosu from Chinese drugs was seen as a breakthrough in research on anti-malarial remedies. Researches on Qinghaosu and treatment of urinary system with Chinese drugs have been awarded the Albert Einstein World Science Award. ...

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by acherb
Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Traditional Chinese Medicine in China
Replies: 6
Views: 8612

Sickle Cell Anemia

... symptoms of malaria. I’m not sure it’s always clear why. I think it’s also true what others are saying, that only in the presence of significant malarial infection is there any advantage to having the sickle-cell trait. In the absence of any malaria, there should be at least a mild selection ...

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by blcr11
Fri Oct 26, 2007 6:36 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sickle Cell Anemia
Replies: 3
Views: 5276

Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......

... whole genome restriction maps of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Deinococcus radiodurans, and Plasmodium falciparum (the major causative agent of malarial disease) without the use of PCR, electrophoresis, or clones. Presently we are applying Shotgun Optical Mapping to the analysis of more complex ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Wed Aug 22, 2007 9:59 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......
Replies: 173
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