The Odorant Receptor Co-Receptor from the Bed Bug, Cimex lectularius L

@inproceedings{Hansen2014TheOR,
  title={The Odorant Receptor Co-Receptor from the Bed Bug, Cimex lectularius L},
  author={Immo Alex Hansen and Stacy Deadra Rodriguez and Lisa L. Drake and David P. Price and Brittny N. Blakely and John I. Hammond and Hitoshi Tsujimoto and Erika Y. Monroy and William A. Maio and Alvaro Romero},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
Recently, the bed bug, Cimex lectularius L. has re-emerged as a serious and growing problem in many parts of the world. Presence of resistant bed bugs and the difficulty to eliminate them has renewed interest in alternative control tactics. Similar to other haematophagous arthropods, bed bugs rely on their olfactory system to detect semiochemicals in the environment. Previous studies have morphologically characterized olfactory organs of bed bugs' antenna and have physiologically evaluated the… CONTINUE READING
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