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Open Access | Anopheles Immune Genes and Amino Acid Sites Evolving Under the Effect of Positive Selection

January 29, 2010 - 14:09 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Parmakelis A, Moustaka M, Poulakakis N, Louis C, Slotman MA, et al.
Reference: 
PLoS ONE 5(1): e8885

Aiming to increase our understanding regarding the interactions between Plasmodium and the Anopheles immune genes, we investigated the patterns of genetic diversity of four anti-Plasmodium genes in the Anopheles gambiae complex of species.

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