PF3D7_0500800 erythrocyte membrane protein 2 mature parasite-infected erythrocyte surface antigen

Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) was performed using anti-MESA antiserum. Representative IFAs are shown. More diffuse RBC membrane labeling of MESA was detected on trophozoites and schizonts. No labeling was detected in rings (data not shown). PfEMP2/MESA localizes to the RBC membrane.

Waller KL, McBride SM, Kim K, McDonald TV. Characterization of two putative potassium channels in Plasmodium falciparum. Malar J. 2008 Jan 24;7:19.