Month: September 2020

Sickle cell (SS) individuals fights malaria than other genotypes

Malaria is caused by plasmodium parasite..It gets through humans through the bite of an infected Anopheles (female) mosquito. Sickle cell disease provides resistance to individuals living in malaria endemic region.Reasons: malaria parasite has a high rate use of oxygen and consumption..this parasite is also known to consume massive amount of hemoglobin for survival and replication.They …

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