malaria mosquito

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Synonyms for malaria mosquito

transmits the malaria parasite

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Phytochemicals and larvicidal activity of Plectranthus glandulosus (Lamiaceae) leaf extracts against Anopheles gambiae, Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Dynamics of multiple insecticide resistance in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae in a rice growing area in south-western Burkina Faso.
Antibody Response Against Saliva Antigens of Anopheles gambiae and Aedes aegypti in Travellers in Tropical Africa.
Direct evidence for the specific distinctness of forms A, B and C of the Anopheles gambiae complex.
The most dangerous of these is the Anopheles gambiae mosquito species, one of seven in the Anopheles gambiae complex, which was thought to have recently evolved the ability to transmit malaria.
So targeting specific species such as Anopheles gambiae, the world's most efficient malaria vector has the potential to reduce the spread of disease and is less likely to negatively impact local ecosystems, she says.
Tests in bed bugs and two other types of mosquitoes (Culex pipiens and Anopheles gambiae, carriers of West Nile virus and malaria, respectively) show that these insects undergo a similar response after a blood meal.
Temporal and spatial stability of Anopheles gambiae larval habitat distribution in Western Kenya highlands Int J Health Geograph 8:70 doi:10.
Scientists studied the mosquito Anopheles gambiae, which is chiefly responsible for spreading malaria in sub-Saharan Africa.
Evaluation of polymerase chain reaction assay for detection of pyrethroid insecticide resistance in a malaria vector species of the Anopheles gambiae complex.
Scientists studying the Anopheles gambiae mosquito a[euro]" the main vector of malaria a[euro]" have found that when the mosquito takes a blood meal, that act triggers two enzymes to form a network of crisscrossing proteins around the ingested blood.
Among their topics are targeted gene silencing in solid tumors with electrically mediated siRNA delivery, silencing virus replication, RNAi in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae, lentiviral and adeno-associated vector-based therapy for motor neuron disease through RNAi, studying autoimmunity by in-vitro RNA interference, and alternative splicing as a therapeutic target for human diseases.
7) Niche models of malaria vectors in the Anopheles gambiae complex have been developed for undersampled regions of Africa.
2004, Diving ability of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) larvae.