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G119S mutation

Open Access | Costs of insensitive acetylcholinesterase insecticide resistance for the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae homozygous for the G119S mutation

January 13, 2010 - 13:31 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Luc Djogbenou, Valerie Noel, Philip Agnew
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:12 (13 January 2010)

The paper provides valuable information on fitness costs to the homozygote susceptible and resistant strains. The authors show that the largest impact is on pupal mortality, while the costs of earlier pupation and smaller adult size are less clear.

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