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Cell Biology International (2010) 34, 859–865 (Printed in Great Britain)
In vivo uptake of a haem analogue Zn protoporphyrin IX by the human malaria parasite P. falciparum-infected red blood cells
Robson Sartorello*, Alexandre Budu†, Piero Bagnaresi*, Carlos AH Fernandes§, Paloma M Sato*, Vânia B Bueno‡, Marcos RM Fontes§, Pedro L Oliveira║, Gabriela O Paiva‑Silva║, Simone V Alves¶, Luis ES Netto¶, Luiz H Catalani‡ and Celia RS Garcia*1
*Departamento de Fisiologia, Instituto de Biocincias, Universidade de So Paulo, Rua do Mato, Travessa 14, no 321, 05508900 So Paulo, SP, Brazil, †Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Cincias Biomdicas, Universidade de So Paulo, Rua do Mato, Travessa 14, no 321, 05508900 So Paulo, SP, Brazil, ‡Departamento de Qumica Fundamental, Instituto de Qumica, Universidade de So Paulo, Rua do Mato, Travessa 14, no 321, 05508900 So Paulo, SP, Brazil, §Departamento de Fsica e Biofsica, Instituto de Biocincias, Universidade Estadual Paulista Jlio de Mesquita Filho, Botucatu, SP, Brazil, ║Instituto de Bioqumica Mdica, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and ¶Departamento de Biologia, Instituto de Biocincias, Universidade de So Paulo, Rua do Mato, Travessa 14, no 321, 05508900 So Paulo, SP, Brazil


1To whom correspondence should be addressed (email cgarcia@usp.br).


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Figure S1 BLASTP between A. Thaliana HO 4 protein (AAK63007 – NCBI) and the PlasmoDB shows PF10_0116 as a putative HO in P. falciparum genome




Figure S2 Comparison between PfHO amino acid sequence cloned from cDNA and the synthetic sequence (see Okada, 2009 in the main text)




Figure S3 HO sequences used in Figure 4(C) of the main text.



Received 8 December 2009/15 April 2010; accepted 21 May 2010

Published as Cell Biology International Immediate Publication 21 May 2010, doi:10.1042/CBI20090427


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