Interaction and dynamics of the Plasmodium falciparum MTIP-MyoA complex, a key component of the invasion motor in the malaria parasite


The myosin tail domain interacting protein-myosin A (MTIP-MyoA) protein complex is an essential element of the motor driving invasion of red blood cells by the Plasmodium species that cause malaria. Here we report the key determinants of binding at the MTIP/MyoA interface, and the first structural study on the complex in solution using protein NMR.

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Volume 6
Issue number 3
Pages 494-498
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