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Immunity. 2011 Aug 26;35(2):149-51. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2011.08.002.

Taking the sting out of malaria.

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  • 1McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7, Canada.


The innate immune response to malaria is a major determinant of disease severity and outcome. In this issue of Immunity, Sharma et al. (2011) provide evidence of a unique DNA sensing pathway that may contribute to immunopathology in plasmodial infections.

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