oa CSIR Science Scope - A tool to assist in malaria drug discovery : a biomarker that will tell the full story early on : malaria
|Article Title||A tool to assist in malaria drug discovery : a biomarker that will tell the full story early on : malaria|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Nov 2009|
|Pages||24 - 25|
Understanding precisely what happens at the molecular level when a malaria drug enters the system of a parasite - figuring out the mode of action - is key when trying to improve existing drugs to which resistance has developed, or to develop effective, new drugs. This is exactly the mission of a group of scientists in the CSIR's systems biology group.
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