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Open Access | Transglutaminase-Mediated Semen Coagulation Controls Sperm Storage in the Malaria Mosquito

December 24, 2009 - 12:44 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
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Rogers DW, Baldini F, Battaglia F, Panico M, Dell A, et al.
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PLoS Biol 7(12): e1000272

Our data show that the mating plug is an important feature of An. gambiae reproduction, and reinforce the notion that a deeper understanding of mosquito reproductive biology can aid efforts to eradicate these disease vectors.

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