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Research Article

Rapid Changes in Transcription Profiles of the Plasmodium yoelii yir Multigene Family in Clonal Populations: Lack of Epigenetic Memory?

  • Deirdre Cunningham,

    Affiliation: Division of Parasitology, National Institute for Medical Research, London, United Kingdom

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  • Jannik Fonager equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jannik Fonager, William Jarra, Celine Carret

    Affiliation: Division of Parasitology, National Institute for Medical Research, London, United Kingdom

    Current address: Malaria Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Centre, RC Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • William Jarra equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jannik Fonager, William Jarra, Celine Carret

    Affiliation: Division of Parasitology, National Institute for Medical Research, London, United Kingdom

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  • Celine Carret equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jannik Fonager, William Jarra, Celine Carret

    Affiliation: Pathogen Microarrays Group, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Current address: Unidade de Malária, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

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  • Peter Preiser,

    Affiliation: Bioscience Research Centre, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore

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  • Jean Langhorne mail

    jlangho@nimr.mrc.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Division of Parasitology, National Institute for Medical Research, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: January 28, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004285

About the Authors

Deirdre Cunningham, Jannik Fonager, William Jarra, Jean Langhorne
Division of Parasitology, National Institute for Medical Research, London, United Kingdom
Celine Carret
Pathogen Microarrays Group, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Peter Preiser
Bioscience Research Centre, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore

Corresponding Author

Email: jlangho@nimr.mrc.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DAC WJ PRP JL. Performed the experiments: DAC CC JF WJ. Analyzed the data: DAC CC JF PRP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DAC. Wrote the paper: DAC JF PRP JL.