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Ornithine decarboxylase (ODC), the first enzyme of polyamine biosynthesis, was found to increase in cancer cells, especially lung cancer cells. Some chemotherapeutic agents aimed at decreasing ODC gene expression showed inhibitory effects on cancer cells. In this study, we examined the effects of...
The C-terminal region of the merozoite surface protein 1 (MSP1 19 ) is one of the most promising vaccine candidates against the erythrocytic forms of malaria. In the present study, a gene encoding Plasmodium falciparum MSP1 19 was expressed in yeast Pichia pastoris. A non-glycosylated form of the...