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Genome sequence of the Asian Tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, reveals insights into its biology, genetics, and evolution
  • X. Chen, X. Jiang, +29 authors A. James
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 19 October 2015
Significance Aedes albopictus is a highly adaptive species that thrives worldwide in tropical and temperate zones. From its origin in Asia, it has established itself on every continent exceptExpand
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The invasive mosquito species Aedes albopictus: current knowledge and future perspectives.
One of the most dynamic events in public health is being mediated by the global spread of the invasive mosquito Aedes albopictus. Its rapid expansion and vectorial capacity for various arbovirusesExpand
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Genetic structure of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum in the Bannu district of Pakistan
BackgroundPlasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum are the major causative agents of malaria. While knowledge of the genetic structure of malaria parasites is useful for understanding the evolutionExpand
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Globalization and fruitfly invasion and expansion: the medfly paradigm
The phytophagous insects of the Tephritidae family commonly referred to as “true fruit flies” offer different case histories of successful invasions. Mankind has played an important role in alteringExpand
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Genetic Analysis of Invasive Aedes albopictus Populations in Los Angeles County, California and Its Potential Public Health Impact
The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, is an anthropophilic aggressive daytime-biting nuisance and an efficient vector of certain arboviruses and filarial nematodes. Over the last 30 years, thisExpand
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Inferences on the population structure and colonization process of the invasive oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)
The phytophagous insects of the Tephritidae family offer different case histories of successful invasions. An example is Bactrocera dorsalis sensu stricto, the oriental fruit fly which has beenExpand
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Population genetics of the potentially invasive African fruit fly species, Ceratitis rosa and Ceratitis fasciventris (Diptera: Tephritidae)
A set of 10 microsatellite markers was used to survey the levels of genetic variability and to analyse the genetic aspects of the population dynamics of two potentially invasive pest fruit flyExpand
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RNA-seq analyses of blood-induced changes in gene expression in the mosquito vector species, Aedes aegypti
BackgroundHematophagy is a common trait of insect vectors of disease. Extensive genome-wide transcriptional changes occur in mosquitoes after blood meals, and these are related to digestive andExpand
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Comparative genomics shows that viral integrations are abundant and express piRNAs in the arboviral vectors Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus
BackgroundArthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses) transmitted by mosquito vectors cause many important emerging or resurging infectious diseases in humans including dengue, chikungunya and Zika.Expand
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High prevalence of asymptomatic plasmodium falciparum infections in a highland area of western Kenya: a cohort study.
BACKGROUND Transmission of malaria in an area of hypoendemicity in the highlands of western Kenya is not expected to lead to rapid acquisition of immunity to malaria. However, the subpopulation ofExpand
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