Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
University of California - Riverside
Caption: This image shows 3-D modeling of the human malaria parasite genome at one of the stages of its life cycle. Each color represents one of the 14 chromosomes of the parasite genome, the exception being purple (indicates genes known to be involved in virulence).
Credit: Le Roch Lab, University of California Riverside
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