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Open Access | A Systems-Based Analysis of Plasmodium vivax Lifecycle Transcription from Human to Mosquito

April 7, 2010 - 12:16 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Scott J. Westenberger, Colleen M. McClean, Rana Chattopadhyay, Neekesh V. Dharia, Jane M. Carlton, John W. Barnwell, William E. Collins, Stephen L. Hoffman, Yingyao Zhou, Joseph M. Vinetz, Elizabeth A. Winzeler
Reference: 
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4(4): e653

 

To overcome the barriers to traditional molecular biology in P. vivax, we examined parasite transcriptional changes in samples from infected patients and mosquitoes in order to characterize gene function, define regulatory sequences and reveal new potential vaccine candidate genes.

Open Access | Attracting, trapping and killing disease-transmitting mosquitoes using odor-baited stations -The Ifakara Odor-Baited Stations

March 7, 2010 - 13:25 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Fredros O Okumu, Edith P Madumla, Alex N John, Dickson W Lwetoijera and Robert D Sumaye
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:12

The Ifakara OBS is efficacious against disease-carrying mosquitoes including the malaria vector, An. arabiensis and Culicine vectors of filarial worms and arboviruses. 

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