Those with sickle cell trait are also resistant to malaria; the malaria parasite cannot reproduce in the sickled red blood cell because ... fighting off foreign pathogens and destroying cellular debris, and the plasma contains proteins necessary for blood clot formation upon injury. ... The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Human Organism Disorders|
|Author||:||Kristy D. Egbert|
|Publisher||:||Kendall Hunt Publishing Company - 2006-07-30|