Protective Effect of Acid protease inplasmodium berghei

  • khalid Majeed Dakhel Community Heath Dept. Nassiryah Technical institute-Iraq


Acid protease from plasmodium berghei was purified through sephadex G-200. Five fold purification of the enzyme was achieved.The purified enzyme contained mixture of proteins ranging between Molecular weights 27K to 66K .
Acid protease induced antibody response in mice and the animals were Partially protected upon challenge . Antiprotease antibodies inhibited about 50% invasion of erythrocytes by merozoites in vitro.

How to Cite
Dakhel, khalid M. (2019). Protective Effect of Acid protease inplasmodium berghei. University of Thi-Qar Journal of Science, 4(3), 48-52. Retrieved from