Response of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) larvae to three xenobiotic exposures: larval tolerance and detoxifying enzyme activities.

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The ability of mosquito larvae to tolerate toxic compounds (temephos, Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis, toxic vegetable leaf litter) was examined on a laboratory larval strain of Aedes aegypti L. Bioassays and detoxifying enzyme activity measurements were performed to compare tolerance/resistance capacities. The possibility of a functional plasticity… (More)

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@article{Boyer2006ResponseOA, title={Response of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) larvae to three xenobiotic exposures: larval tolerance and detoxifying enzyme activities.}, author={Sebastien Boyer and Jean-Philippe David and Delphine Rey and Guy Lemp{\'e}ri{\`e}re and Patrick Ravanel}, journal={Environmental toxicology and chemistry}, year={2006}, volume={25 2}, pages={470-6} }