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Open Access : The Anopheles gambiae Odorant Binding Protein 1 (AgamOBP1) Mediates Indole Recognition in the Antennae of Female Mosquitoes

March 12, 2010 - 16:22 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Harald Biessmann, Evi Andronopoulou, Marika F. Walter et al.
Reference: 
PLoS ONE 5(3): e9471

This case represents the first documented instance of a specific A. gambiae OBP–ligand pairing combination, demonstrates the significance of OBPs in odor recognition, and can be expanded to the identification of other ligands for OBPs of Anopheles and other medically important insects.

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