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Research Article

HDP—A Novel Heme Detoxification Protein from the Malaria Parasite

  • Dewal Jani equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Dewal Jani, Rana Nagarkatti

    Affiliation: Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Rana Nagarkatti equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Dewal Jani, Rana Nagarkatti

    Affiliation: Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Wandy Beatty,

    Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Ross Angel,

    Affiliation: Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Carla Slebodnick,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

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  • John Andersen,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Sanjai Kumar,

    Affiliation: Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Dharmendar Rathore mail

    Rathore@vbi.vt.edu

    Affiliation: Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Published: April 25, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000053

About the Authors

Dewal Jani, Rana Nagarkatti, Dharmendar Rathore
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
Wandy Beatty
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Ross Angel
Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
Carla Slebodnick
Department of Chemistry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
John Andersen
Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Sanjai Kumar
Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: Rathore@vbi.vt.edu

Competing Interests

Dharmendar Rathore, Rana Nagarkatti, and Dewal Jani are named as inventors on a pending patent application relevant to this work.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DJ RN DR. Performed the experiments: DJ RN WB CS JA DR. Analyzed the data: DJ RN WB RA CS JA DR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RA SK. Wrote the paper: DJ RN SK DR.