Chloroquine hemozoin

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  1. Sergey Khabarov Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine hemozoin


    These hematophagous organisms such as Malaria parasites (Plasmodium spp.), Rhodnius and Schistosoma digest haemoglobin and release high quantities of free heme, which is the non-protein component of hemoglobin. Heme is a prosthetic group consisting of an iron atom contained in the center of a heterocyclic porphyrin ring.

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    Apr 21, 2015 A 2-μM concentration of chloroquine fully arrests layer generation and step advancement, which is ∼10 4 × less than hematin’s physiological concentration. Our results suggest that adsorption at specific growth sites may be a general mode of hemozoin growth inhibition for the quinoline antimalarials. This chapter briefly discusses the association between chloroquine resistance and the malaria pigment, haemozoin. Also presented are short biographies of David Warhurst and David Fidock, which highlight their contributions to the study of antimalarial drug resistance. Chloroquine is thought to exert its antimalarial effect by preventing the polymerization of toxic heme released during proteolysis of hemoglobin in the Plasmodium digestive vacuole. The mechanism of this blockade has not been established. We incubated cultured parasites with subinhibitory doses of 3Hchloroquine and 3H quinidine. These 3Hquinoline compounds became associated with hemozoin.

    In malaria parasites, hemozoin is often called malaria pigment. Free heme is toxic to cells, so the parasites convert it into an insoluble crystalline form called hemozoin.

    Chloroquine hemozoin

    Replication of Plasmodium in reticulocytes can occur without., Chloroquine and hemozoin. - CAB Direct

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    Hemozoin collects in the digestive vacuole as insoluble crystals. citation needed Chloroquine enters the red blood cell by simple diffusion, inhibiting the parasite cell and digestive vacuole. Chloroquine then becomes protonated to CQ2+, as the digestive vacuole is known to be acidic pH 4.7; chloroquine then cannot leave by diffusion. Chloroquine forms a drug-hemozoin complex, and this complex caps the polymerizing chain, thereby preventing additional polymerization. Along with the prevention of polymerization, the free heme accumulates in the food vacuole, exerting its toxic effects on the parasite. Chloroquine also functions as an anti-autoimmune therapy. The quinoline-related or quinoline-like compounds quinine, quinidine, chloroquine, amodiaquine, mefloquine, halofantrine, lumefantrine, piperaquine, pyronaridine chemically interfere with intraparasitic heme detoxification, preventing the dimerization process that results in the formation of hemozoin malaria pigment.

     
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