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Red Blood Cell Invasion by Plasmodium vivax: Structural Basis for DBP Engagement of DARC

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Crystal Structure of the DBP-RII∶DARC heterotrimer and heterotetramer.

Overview of (A) DBP-RII∶DARC heterotrimer and (B) the DBP-RII∶DARC heterotetramer. Rotated views, (C) and (D), show DARC helices are oriented in parallel in the heterotetramer. DBP-RII monomers are in yellow and green. DARC monomers are in purple and blue.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1003869.g002