TWiP 10: Plasmodium life cycle

May 19, 2010

plasmodium_bloodHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson trace the life cycle of Plasmodium in a mosquito and in a human host.

Download TWiP #10 (62 MB .mp3, 86 minutes)

Links for this episode:

  • Mosquito cycle – sporogany (jpg)
  • Plasmodium falciparum cycle (jpg)
  • Plasmodium vivax cycle (jpg)
  • Plasmodium falciparum ring forms and gametocytes in blood (jpg)
  • Plasmodium stages (jpg)
  • Letters read on TWiP 10

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