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A Key Protein Is Discovered To Be Essential for Malaria Parasite Transmission to Mosquitos (2 of 2)

Caption: An Anopheles mosquito takes a blood meal through the skin. If this blood carries sexual-stage stage parasites, they will develop in the mosquito and be passed on to others who are bit by this mosquito days later.

Credit: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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