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DNA Barcodes Can Distinguish Species of Indian Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae)
Abstract Species identification of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) based on morphological characteristics remains often difficult in field-collected mosquito specimens in vector-borne diseaseExpand
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The malaria circumsporozoite protein has two functional domains, each with distinct roles as sporozoites journey from mosquito to mammalian host
Conformational changes influence functional properties of circumsporozoite protein expressed on the surface of Plasmodium sporozoites.
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A mosquito‐specific protein family includes candidate receptors for malaria sporozoite invasion of salivary glands
We describe a previously unrecognized protein family from Aedes and Anopheles mosquitoes, here named SGS proteins. There are no SGS homologues in Drosophila or other eukaryotes, but SGS presence inExpand
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Genes identified by an expression screen of the vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae display differential molecular immune response to malaria parasites and bacteria.
We performed a gene expression screen of the entire transcriptome of the major African malaria vector Anopheles gambiae for immune response genes in adult female mosquitoes, which is theExpand
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Fluorescent Plasmodium berghei sporozoites and pre‐erythrocytic stages: a new tool to study mosquito and mammalian host interactions with malaria parasites
To track malaria parasites for biological studies within the mosquito and mammalian hosts, we constructed a stably transformed clonal line of Plasmodium berghei, PbFluspo, in which sporogonic andExpand
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Report of an NIAID workshop on dengue animal models.
Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease of humans that has re-emerged in many parts of the world and has become an important international public health threat. Dengue incidence and geographicalExpand
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MOSQUITOES OF THE MANGROVE FORESTS OF INDIA: PART 1—BHITARKANIKA, ORISSA
ABSTRACT In this first paper of a series on mosquitoes of the mangrove forests of India, details of mosquito species recorded in Bhitarkanika, Orissa, are presented. Forty-three species of mosquitoesExpand
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MOSQUITO COLLECTIONS IN THE JEYPORE HILL TRACTS OF ORISSA, INDIA, WITH NOTES ON THREE NEW COUNTRY RECORDS, CULEX (LOPHOCERAOMYIA) PILIFEMORALIS, CULEX (LOPHOCERAOMYIA) WILFREDI, AND HEIZMANNIA
ABSTRACT The occurrence of Culex (Lophoceraomyia) pilifermoralis, Cx. (Lop.) wilfredi, and Heizmannia (Heizmannia) chengi is reported for the first time from India from mosquito collections made inExpand
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A LIST OF THE MOSQUITOES HOUSED IN THE MOSQUITO MUSEUM AT THE VECTOR CONTROL RESEARCH CENTRE, PONDICHERRY, INDIA
ABSTRACT The establishment of a mosquito museum at the Vector Control Research Centre, Pondicherry, India, is reported. The collection at present contains more than 14,800 adult mosquitoes, includingExpand
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Mosquitoes of the Mangrove Forests of India: Part 3—Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Including an Update on the Mosquito Fauna of the Islands
ABSTRACT Fifty-three mosquito species belonging to 20 subgenera and 18 genera—Aedes, Anopheles, Armigeres, Culex, Downsiomyia, Finlaya, Heizmannia, Kenknightia, Lorrainea, Lutzia, Ochlerotatus,Expand
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