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Infection of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes with entomopathogenic fungi: effect of host age and blood-feeding status

January 28, 2011 - 08:47 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Ladslaus L. Mnyone, Matthew J. Kirby, Monica W. Mpingwa, Dickson W. Lwetoijera, Bart G. J. Knols, Willem Takken, Constantianus J. M. Koenraadt & Tanya L. Russell
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Parasitology Research, Volume 108, Number 2, 317-322

Physiological characteristics of insects can influence their susceptibility to fungal infection of which age and nutritional status are among the most important.

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Open Access | Clusters of Temporal Discordances Reveal Distinct Embryonic Patterning Mechanisms in Drosophila and Anopheles

January 27, 2011 - 06:49 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Dmitri Papatsenko, Michael Levine, Yury Goltsev
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PLoS Biol 9(1): e1000584

Evolutionary innovations can be driven by spatial and temporal changes in gene expression. Several such differences have been documented in the embryos of lower and higher Diptera.

Open Access | Differential Attraction of Malaria Mosquitoes to Volatile Blends Produced by Human Skin Bacteria

January 7, 2011 - 08:22 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Niels O. Verhulst, Rob Andriessen, Ulrike Groenhagen, Gabriella Bukovinszkiné Kiss, Stefan Schulz, Willem Takken, Joop J. A. van Loon, Gosse Schraa, Renate C. Smallegange
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PLoS ONE 5(12): e15829

The malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto is mainly guided by human odour components to find its blood host.

Plasmodium yoelii: Correlation of TEP1 with mosquito melanization induced by nitroquine

January 4, 2011 - 06:31 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Jian Zhang, Fu Sheng Huang, Wen Yue Xu, Ying Wang, Tao Li Zhou, Jian Hua Duan
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Experimental Parasitology, Volume 127, Issue 1, January 2011, Pages 52-57

The antimalarial drug nitroquine is not only an effective antimalarial drug, it is also able to induce the melanization of Plasmodium species.

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Open Access | Human Antibody Responses to the Anopheles Salivary gSG6-P1 Peptide: A Novel Tool for Evaluating the Efficacy of ITNs in Malaria Vector Control

December 16, 2010 - 12:10 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Author(s): 
Papa Makhtar Drame, Anne Poinsignon, Franck Remoue, et al.
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PLoS ONE 5(12): e15596

To optimize malaria control, WHO has prioritised the need for new indicators to evaluate the efficacy of malaria vector control strategies.

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Open Access | Staggered larval time-to-hatch and insecticide resistance in the major malaria vector Anopheles gambiae S form

December 16, 2010 - 08:57 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Kaiser ML, Koekemoer LL, Coetzee M, Hunt RH, Brooke BD
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:360 (14 December 2010)

An adaptive response to the presence of multiple insecticide classes necessarily involves the development of multiple resistance mechanisms whose effectiveness may be enhanced by intra-population variation in the expression of resistance phenotypes.

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Open Access | De Novo Transcriptome Sequencing in Anopheles funestus Using Illumina RNA-Seq Technology

December 16, 2010 - 06:38 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Jacob E. Crawford, Wamdaogo M. Guelbeogo, Antoine Sanou, Alphonse Traoré, Kenneth D. Vernick, N'Fale Sagnon, Brian P. Lazzaro
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PLoS ONE 5(12): e14202

We developed a pipeline that makes de novo transcriptome sequencing possible in virtually any organism at a very reasonable cost ($6,300 in sequencing costs in our case).

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Open Access | Efficacy of an insecticide paint against malaria vectors and nuisance in West Africa - Part 2: Field evaluation

December 1, 2010 - 05:42 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Mosqueira B, Chabi J, Chandre F, Akogbeto M, Hougard J, Carnevale P, Mas-Coma S
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:341 (25 November 2010)

The encouraging results obtained on the insecticide paint Inesfly 5A IGRTM in terms of mortality, be it in direct contact or at a distance, and its new operational approach could constitute an additional option in malaria control efforts in areas of pyrethroid resistance.

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Open Access | Efficacy of an insecticide paint against insecticide-susceptible and resistant mosquitoes - Part 1: Laboratory evaluation

December 1, 2010 - 05:22 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Mosqueira B, Duchon S, Chandre F, Hougard J, Carnevale P, Mas-Coma S
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:340 (25 November 2010)

High mortality rates were observed against laboratory strains of the pest mosquito Cx. quinquefasciatus susceptible and resistant to insecticides.

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Open Access | Malaria transmission and insecticide resistance of Anopheles gambiae s.l. in Libreville and Port-Gentil, Gabon

November 17, 2010 - 12:47 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Jean-Romain Mourou, Thierry Coffinet, Fanny Jarjaval, Bruno Pradines, Remi Amalvict, Christophe Rogier, Maryvonne Kombila, Frederic Pages
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:321 (11 November 2010)

Malaria transmission exists in both town, but with high difference in the level of risk.

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