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Table 1 Sequences of oligonucleotide primers used to amplify merozoite surface protein (msp)-1 and msp-2 polymorphic regions of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Gabon.

From: Polymorphism in two merozoite surface proteins of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Gabon

Gene Primer Sequence Notes
  msp1-C1 5'-AAGCTTTAGAAGATGCAGTATTGAC Conserved
  msp1-C2 5'-ATTCATTAATTTCTTCATATCCATC Conserved
  K1a 5'-GAAATTACTACAAAAGGTGCAAGTG K1 family-specific
msp-1 K1b 5'-AGATGAAGTATTTGAACGAGGTAAAGTG K1 family-specific
  MAD20a 5'-AAATGAAGGAACAAGTGGAACAGCTGTTAC MAD20 family-specific
  MAD20b 5'-ATCTGAAGGATTTGTACGTCTTGAATTACC MAD20 family-specific
  RO33a 5'-TAAAGGATGGAGCAAATACTCAAGTTGTTG RO33 family-specific
  RO33b 5'-CATCTGAAGGATTTGCAGCACCTGGAGATC RO33 family-specific
  msp2-C1 5'-ATGAAGGTAATTAAAACATTGTCTATTATA Conserved
  msp2-C2 5'-CTTTGTTACCATCGGTACATTCTT Conserved
msp-2 FC27a 5'-GCAAATGAAGGTTCTAATACTAATAG FC27 family-specific
  FC27b 5'-GCTTTGGGTCCTTCTTCAGTTGATTC FC27 family-specific
  3D7a 5'-AGAAGTATGGCAGAAAGTAAGCCTCCTACT 3D7 family-specific
  3D7b 5'-GATTGTAATTCGGGGGATTCAGTTTGTTCG 3D7 family-specific