3-D Structure for the Malaria Parasite Genome (image) University of California - Riverside Share Print E-Mail 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 Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.