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MRA-464  Plasmodium falciparum, 106-1
(Parasitic Protozoa)
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Organism: Plasmodium falciparum
Designations: 106-1
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
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Contributor: TE Wellems

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Plasmodium falciparum (P. falciparum), strain 106-1 (also referred to as 106/1) was isolated in 1989 from a human patient in Sudan.

P. falciparum, strain 106-1 is reported to be sensitive to chloroquine. The digestive vacuole transmembrane protein PfCRT of P. falciparum, strain 106-1 shows six of the seven mutations (M74I, N75E, A220S, Q271E, N326S and R371I) consistently found in Old World chloroquine-resistant parasites but differs in having a K76 codon characteristic of chloroquine-sensitive isolates.

Each vial contains approximately 0.5 mL of P. falciparum-infected human blood in Glycerolyte 57 solution (1:5).

Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read “The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Plasmodium falciparum, Strain 106-1, MRA-464, contributed by Thomas E. Wellems.”
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