Protocols – database – plasmids – Transgenic parasites – Plasmodium berghei model

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Protocols and databases (rodent malaria)

Protocols and databases from the Leiden Malaria Group are available on the site 'Plasmodium berghei - model of malaria' 

Database: The Leiden RMgmDB database

The Leiden Malaria Research Group provides a database containing information on all genetically modified rodent parasite lines: see www.pberghei.eu

Transgenic and mutant parasite lines

For information about obtaining (rodent malaria) transgenic mutant lines from the Leiden Malaria Group please contact Chris Janse or Blandine Franke-Fayard 

Plasmids for genetic modification of parasites

For information about obtaining plasmids from the Leiden Malaria Group please contact Chris Janse or Blandine Franke-Fayard

Description of Plasmodium berghei

We provide on on the site 'Plasmodium berghei - model of malaria' a detailed description of the rodent model of malaria P. berghei and comparisons between characteristics of P. berghei and the human parasite Plasmodium falciparum.