The parasite that causes malaria can become drug resistant, writes Melissa Lee Phillips for Nature News. This resistance is associated with mutations in the parasite’s genome in a region that contains several candidate genes. No surprises there. But it’s how those mutations are connected to the antimalaria drug artemisinin that has the scientists baffled…
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