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From: Sub-grouping of Plasmodium falciparum 3D7 var genes based on sequence analysis of coding and non-coding regions

Figure 1

Schematic representation of head-to-head genomic organisation of rif and upsA flanked var genes. Nine genes are flanked by a rif gene, which has its initiation codon approximately 3 or 4 kb upstream from the var initiation codon, and one var gene by another var gene at -2 kb. Punctured lines represent upsA, dotted lines upsA-rif and full line upsBsh. The diamond marks the putative termination site of upsA characterised by a stretch of TA repeats. Sizes of genes are not in scale.

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