oa CSIR Science Scope - Efforts to stay one step ahead of the Malaria parasite : malaria
|Article Title||Efforts to stay one step ahead of the Malaria parasite : malaria|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Nov 2009|
The remarkable ability of all life forms to continuously adapt has ensured the survival of many species over many centuries. However, for those battling malaria, this ability is a stark reminder of the present-day dilemma of drug resistance, the ability of a parasite to survive despite the presence of a drug - essentially outsmarting mankind through continuous adaptation.
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