A Weak Spot in Multiple Protozoan Parasites.
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia; Department of Medical Biology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia. Electronic address: [email protected]
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Nov 07, 2017
Eukaryotic protozoan parasites, including the etiological agents of malaria, toxoplasmosis, and leishmaniasis, collectively cause significant mortality in humans. In a recent issue of Structure,Jain et al. (2017) identify a set of quinazolinone-based derivatives targeting the parasitic prolyl-tRNA synthetase enzyme as promising drugs for the clearance of diverse parasites. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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