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NOT Open Access | Datura metel-synthesized silver nanoparticles magnify predation of dragonfly nymphs against the malaria vector Anopheles stephensi

October 20, 2015 - 07:11 -- NOT Open Access
Kadarkarai Murugan, Devakumar Dinesh, Giovanni Benelli, et al.
Parasitology Research, December 2015, Volume 114, Issue 12, pp 4645-4654

Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites transmitted to people and animals through the bites of infected mosquitoes.

NOT Open Access | Plasmodium falciparum suppresses the host immune response by inducing the synthesis of insulin-like peptides (ILPs) in the mosquito Anopheles stephensi

August 12, 2015 - 14:09 -- NOT Open Access
Jose E. Pietri, Eduardo J. Pietri, Rashaun Potts, Michael A. Riehle, Shirley Luckhart
Developmental & Comparative Immunology, Volume 53, Issue 1, November 2015, Pages 134–144

The insulin-like peptides (ILPs) and their respective signaling and regulatory pathways are highly conserved across phyla.

NOT Open Access | Cymbopogon citratus-synthesized gold nanoparticles boost the predation efficiency of copepod Mesocyclops aspericornis against malaria and dengue mosquitoes

May 6, 2015 - 13:56 -- NOT Open Access
Kadarkarai Murugan, Giovanni Benelli, Pari Madhiyazhagan, et al.
Experimental Parasitology, Volume 153, June 2015, Pages 129–138

Plant-borne compounds can be employed to synthesize mosquitocidal nanoparticles that are effective at low doses.

NOT Open Access | Toxicity of aristolochic acids isolated from Aristolochia indica Linn (Aristolochiaceae) against the malarial vector Anopheles stephensi Liston (Diptera: Culicidae)

May 6, 2015 - 13:53 -- NOT Open Access
Venkatraman Pradeepa, Subbiah Sathish-Narayanan, Suyambulingam Arunachalam Kirubakaran, Annamalai Thanigaivel, Sengottayan Senthil-Nathan
Experimental Parasitology, Volume 153, June 2015, Pages 8–16

With the growth of resistance to overused insecticides, vector management has become highly problematic.

NOT Open Access | The Anopheles stephensi odorant binding protein 1 (AsteObp1) gene: A new molecular marker for biological forms diagnosis

April 16, 2015 - 11:26 -- NOT Open Access
S. Gholizadeh, S. Firooziyan, H. Ladonni, H. Mohammadzadeh Hajipirloo, N. Dinparast Djadid, A. Hosseini, A. Raz
Acta Tropica Volume 146, June 2015, Pages 101–113

Anopheles (Cellia) stephensi Liston 1901 is known as an Asian malaria vector.

Not Open Access | Ovicidal activity of Ageratum houstonianum Mill. (Asteraceae) leaf extracts against Anopheles stephensi, Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae)

January 28, 2015 - 14:35 -- NOT Open Access
Samuel Tennyson, John Ravindran, Alex Eapen, John William
Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease, Volume 5, Issue 3, March 2015, Pages 224-2301

To study the ovicidal activity of Ageratum houstonianum (A. houstonianum) leaf extracts against the eggs of vector mosquitoes and to develop additional tools for the control of mosquito-borne diseases.

Environmental temperatures significantly change the impact of insecticides measured using WHOPES protocols

September 16, 2014 - 14:14 -- Open Access
Glunt KD, Paaijmans KP, Read AF, Thomas MB
Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :350 (3 September 2014)

A single population of An. stephensi could be classified by WHO criteria as susceptible or resistant to a given chemical, depending on the temperature at which the mosquitoes were exposed.


ABC transporters are involved in defense against permethrin insecticide in the malaria vector Anopheles stephensi

August 11, 2014 - 17:52 -- Open Access
Epis S, Porretta D, Urbanelli S, et al.
Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7 :349 (29 July 2014)

Our results show for the first time the involvement of ABC transporters in larval defense against permethrin in An. stephensi and, more in general, confirm the role of ABC transporters in insecticide defense.

NOT Open Access | Antimalarial efficacy of dynamic compound of plumbagin chemical constituent from Plumbago zeylanica Linn (Plumbaginaceae) against the malarial vector Anopheles stephensi Liston (Diptera: Culicidae)

August 4, 2014 - 12:37 -- NOT Open Access
Venkatraman Pradeepa , Subbiah Sathish-Narayanan , Suyambulingam Arunachalam Kirubakaran & Sengottayan Senthil-Nathan
Parasitology Research August 2014, Volume 113, Issue 8, pp 3105-3109

In the present investigation, the effective root compound of plumbagin of Plumbago zeylanica (Plumbaginaceae) was evaluated for chemical constituent and antimalarial effect against the fourth instar larvae of Anopheles stephensi Liston (Diptera).

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NOT Open Access | Ovicidal, larvicidal and adulticidal properties of Asparagus racemosus (Willd.) (Family: Asparagaceae) root extracts against filariasis (Culex quinquefasciatus), dengue (Aedes aegypti) and malaria (Anopheles stephensi) vector mosquitoes

March 19, 2014 - 08:05 -- NOT Open Access
Marimuthu Govindarajan & Rajamohan Sivakumar
Parasitology Research April 2014, Volume 113, Issue 4, pp 1435-1449

Several diseases are associated to the mosquito–human interaction. Mosquitoes are the carriers of severe and well-known illnesses such as malaria, arboviral encephalitis, dengue fever, chikungunya fever, West Nile virus and yellow fever.


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