Glycosaminoglycan (GAG) level and activities of certain enzymes of GAG metabolism in Culex quinquefasciatus and Setaria digitata.

Significant differences were observed in GAG metabolism of S. digitata and one of its intermediate vectors, C. quinquefasciatus. Distribution of different components such as hyaluronic acid, heparin-sulphate, chondroitin-4-sulphate, chondroitin-6-sulphate, dermatan sulphate and heparin was comparable in both. However, there were quantitative differences… CONTINUE READING