Plasmodium berghei - Model of malaria

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Protocols and databases (rodent malaria)

Protocols and databases from the Leiden Malaria Group are available on the password protected 'SharePoint' environment (
For obtaining a password click here

Transgenic and mutant parasite lines

For information about obtaining (rodent malaria) transgenic mutant lines from the Leiden Malaria Group click here.

Plasmids for genetic modification of parasites

For information about obtaining plasmids from the Leiden Malaria Group click here.

Description of Plasmodium berghei

We provide on our website a detailed description of the rodent model of malaria P. berghei and comparisons between characteristics of P. berghei and those of the human parasite Plasmodium falciparum.