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Table 1 Correlation of DBL-α tags and parent DBL-CIDR head structures for serorecognized PfEMP1 fragments

From: Serologic responses to the PfEMP1 DBL-CIDR head structure may be a better indicator of malaria exposure than those to the DBL-α tag

var group PfEMP1 No. of serum samples with serorecognition of the fragment r s P value
A PF3D7_1100200 11 0.81 0.007
PF3D7_1300300 13 0.42 0.15
A/var3 PF3D7_0100300 13 0.36 0.23
B PF3D7_0200100 17 0.33 0.19
B/A PF3D7_0632500 5 − 0.30 0.68
B/C PF3D7_0808700 9 0.58 0.11
C PF3D7_0712000 33 0.52 0.002
PF3D7_1240600 19 − 0.10 0.68
PF3D7_0617400 27 0.34 0.09
  1. PfEMP1 Plasmodium falciparum membrane protein-1, DBL Duffy binding-like, CIDR cysteine-rich interdomain region, rs Spearman correlation coefficient