Latest Anopheles gambiae posts
A mosquito vector of malaria normally found in Asia is moving into African cities. How did it travel there and is this a cause for concern?
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A report from Cabo Verde: progress towards the prevention and control of malaria as a public health concern is under threat due to… Read more »
Laboratory members from the University of California, Irvine Malaria Initiative, and their collaborators, have been using a… Read more »
A recent study shows how disruption of the mosquito doublesex gene affects the courtship songs produced by females.
The malaria parasite’s gametocyte-stage has been demonstrated in the field to heavily manipulate the blood-seeking behaviour of… Read more »
Characteristic skin odour associated with malaria is attractive to mosquitoes
An exciting new model for investigating gene function in mosquitoes and supporting evidence for the role of FREP1 in… Read more »
A steroidal hormone mimic applied to the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae reduces its reproductive fitness and its ability to… Read more »
Cedrol, a mosquito oviposition attractant, has been found in the rhizomes of pond plants. This discovery could complement existing… Read more »