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Akt signaling

Open Access | Activation of Akt Signaling Reduces the Prevalence and Intensity of Malaria Parasite Infection and Lifespan in Anopheles stephensi Mosquitoes

August 2, 2010 - 14:08 -- Patrick Sampao
Vanessa C., Anna Drexler., et al.
PLoS Pathog 6(7): e1001003

Here, we demonstrate that increased Akt signaling in the mosquito midgut disrupts parasite development and concurrently reduces the duration that mosquitoes are infective to humans.

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