Literature associating GYPC and Plasmodium vivax malaria
Glycophorin C (Gerbich blood group); This protein is a minor sialoglycoprotein in human erythrocyte membranes. The blood group Gerbich antigens and receptors for Plasmodium falciparum merozoites are most likely located within the extracellular domain. Glycophorin-C plays an important role in regulating the stability of red cells.
Synonyms: GYPC, A8D444, P04921, A8D444p, hA8D444 ...