The world's scientific and social network for malaria professionals
Subscribe to free Newsletter | 10509 malaria professionals are enjoying the free benefits of MalariaWorld today

an. gambiae

Human exposure to Anopheles farauti bites in the Solomon Islands is not associated with IgG antibody response to the gSG6 salivary protein of Anopheles gambiae

October 7, 2019 - 15:20 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Edgar J. M. Pollard, Catriona Patterson, Tanya L. Russell, Alan Apairamo, Jance Oscar, Bruno Arcà, Chris Drakeley and Thomas R. Burkot
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2019 18:334, 1 October 2019

Mosquito saliva elicits immune responses in humans following mosquito blood feeding. Detection of human antibodies recognizing the Anopheles gambiae salivary gland protein 6 (gSG6) or the gSG6-P1 peptide in residents of Africa, South America and Southeast Asia suggested the potential for these antibodies to serve as a universal marker to estimate human biting rates. Validating the utility of this approach requires concurrent comparisons of anopheline biting rates with antibodies to the gSG6 protein to determine the sensitivity and specificity of the assay for monitoring changes in vector populations. This study investigated whether seroprevalence of anti-gSG6 antibodies in humans reflected the relative exposure to Anopheles farauti bites in the Solomon Islands as estimated from sympatric human landing catches.

Country: 
Medical Condition: 

Insecticide resistance status of the malaria mosquitoes: Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus in eastern and northern Uganda

April 10, 2018 - 15:47 -- Open Access
Tags: 
Author(s): 
Michael Okia, David F. Hoel, James Kirunda, John Bosco Rwakimari, Betty Mpeka, Denis Ambayo, Ananya Price, David W. Oguttu, Albert P. Okui and John Govere
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2018 17:157, 6 April 2018

Both An. gambiae and An. funestus are resistant to pyrethroids but fully susceptible to bendiocarb at all sites.

Country: 
Medical Condition: 

Cytogenetic map for Anopheles nili: Application for population genetics and comparative physical mapping

June 1, 2011 - 14:59 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Maria V. Sharakhova, Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio, Ai Xia, Cyrille Ndo, Parfait Awono-Ambene, Frederic Simard, Igor V. Sharakhov
Reference: 
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Volume 11, Issue 4, June 2011, Pages 746-754

The data suggest that the An. nili is, at least, as diverged from An. gambiae as An. stephensi. We provide evidence that 2La/a arrangement of An. gambiae is present in outgroup species An. nili and An. stephensi confirming the ancestral status of the 2La inversion in the An. gambiae complex.

Subscribe to RSS - an. gambiae