Arnaldo Maciá

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Background Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) is a human-biting mosquito and the primary vector of human dengue and yellow fever viruses; it is also considered the principal vector of Chikungunya virus in Asia [1,2]. In particular, dengue and dengue hemor-rhagic fever constitute an important burden to humankind in terms of morbidity and mortality. About 3.6 billion(More)
The remodeling of Ca(2+) signaling is a common finding in cancer pathophysiology serving the purpose of facilitating proliferation, migration, or survival of cancer cells subjected to stressful conditions. One particular facet of these adaptive changes is the alteration of Ca(2+) fluxes through the plasma membrane, as described in several studies. In this(More)
Although Mar del Plata is the most important city on the Atlantic coast of Argentina, mosquitoes inhabiting such area are almost uncharacterized. To increase our knowledge in their distribution, we sampled specimens of natural populations. After the morphological identification based on taxonomic keys, sequences of DNA from small ribosomal subunit (18S(More)
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