[3 combinations of esterases and their relation with the resistance to organophosphate, carbamate, and pyrethroid insecticides in Culex quinquefasciatus Say, 1823 (Diptera: Culicidae) in Cuba].


The possible relationship between different patterns of esterases and the resistance to various types of insecticides was analyzed by bioassays, biochemical tests, and electrophoresis carried out in a population of Culex quinquefasciatus from Camagüey and in three colonies obtained from it by family selection. The original population was heterogeneous and… (More)


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