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Nitric oxide is an essential component of the hemocyte-mediated mosquito immune response against bacteria

December 3, 2009 - 09:22 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Julián F. Hillyer, Tania Y. Estévez-Lao
Reference: 
Developmental & Comparative Immunology, Volume 34, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 141-149, doi:10.1016/j.dci.2009.08.014

Here, we characterized the temporal and spatial expression of the Anopheles gambiae nitric oxide synthase gene and explored the role nitric oxide plays in the antibacterial response in the mosquito hemocoel.

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