Anopheles gambiae

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A·noph·e·les gam·'bi·ae

an African species that is an important vector of malaria, first identified by Ronald Rosso.
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Autosomal inheritance of alphamethrin, a synthetic pyrethroid, resistance in Anopheles stephensi Liston, a malaria mosquito. Bull Entomol Res 2013; 103: 547-54.
By registering the responses of these olfactory neurons, Suer was able to determine which human odors the female malaria mosquito detects.
Washington, June 18 ( ANI ): The Virginia Tech entomologists have created a chromosome map that can help distinguish between yellow fever and malaria mosquitoes in order to prevent the disease.
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): Malaria mosquito apparently relies on a battery of different types of odour sensors to mediate its most critical behaviours, including how to choose and locate their blood-meal hosts, according to researchers at Vanderbilt University.
The genetic control of Anopheles stephensi--a malaria mosquito. In Raghunath D, Nayak R, editors.
"We have discovered a neurotoxin, PMP1, that selectively targets malaria mosquitos, demonstrating that this family of toxins have a much broader host spectrum than previously believed", said Pal Stenmark of Stockholm University and Lund University.
Laboratory fungus 'kills 99 per cent of malaria mosquitoes' A fungus - genetically enhanced to produce spider toxin - can rapidly kill huge numbers of the mosquitoes that spread malaria, a study suggests.
I propose to use these new methods to investigate the population dynamics and ecology of malaria mosquitoes in an area of high IR, and to quantify the impacts of both traditional and novel control methods on mosquito life history under field operational conditions.
The post Malaria mosquitoes wiped out in lab trials of gene drive technique appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Tools for delivering entomopathogenic fungi to malaria mosquitoes: effects of delivery surfaces on fungal efficacy and persistence.
Blood-seeking malaria mosquitoes (female Anophelesmosquitoes) are increasingly becoming resistant to the most common insecticides, called pyrethroids, used to treat traditional bed nets.