Domain

Sexual stage antigen s48/45 (IPR010884)

Short name: Sexual_stage_antigen_S48/45

Domain relationships

None.

Description

This family contains sexual stage s48/45 antigens from Plasmodium (approximately 450 residues long). These are surface proteins expressed by Plasmodium male and female gametes that have been shown to play a conserved and important role in fertilisation [PMID: 11163248].

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
Pfam
SMART