Niels O Verhulst

Summary

Affiliation: Wageningen University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Cultured skin microbiota attracts malaria mosquitoes
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, PO Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 8:302. 2009
  2. pmc Mosquitoes as potential bridge vectors of malaria parasites from non-human primates to humans
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre Wageningen, Netherlands
    Front Physiol 3:197. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Relation between HLA genes, human skin volatiles and attractiveness of humans to malaria mosquitoes
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P O Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Infect Genet Evol 18:87-93. 2013
  4. pmc Advances in methods for colour marking of mosquitoes
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Parasit Vectors 6:200. 2013
  5. pmc Composition of human skin microbiota affects attractiveness to malaria mosquitoes
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e28991. 2011
  6. pmc Differential attraction of malaria mosquitoes to volatile blends produced by human skin bacteria
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e15829. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Chemical ecology of interactions between human skin microbiota and mosquitoes
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 74:1-9. 2010
  8. pmc Improvement of a synthetic lure for Anopheles gambiae using compounds produced by human skin microbiota
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, PO Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 10:28. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Sweaty skin: an invitation to bite?
    Renate C Smallegange
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P O Box 8031, 6700 EH, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Trends Parasitol 27:143-8. 2011
  10. pmc Sugar-fermenting yeast as an organic source of carbon dioxide to attract the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae
    Renate C Smallegange
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, P, O, Box 8031, 6700 EH, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 9:292. 2010

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Publications12

  1. pmc Cultured skin microbiota attracts malaria mosquitoes
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, PO Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 8:302. 2009
    ..A study is presented in which the production and constituency of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) by human skin microbiota is examined and the behavioural responses of An. gambiae to VOCs from skin microbiota are investigated...
  2. pmc Mosquitoes as potential bridge vectors of malaria parasites from non-human primates to humans
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre Wageningen, Netherlands
    Front Physiol 3:197. 2012
    ..Studying the potential role of NHPs as a Plasmodium reservoir for humans will contribute to the ongoing efforts of human malaria elimination, and will help to focus on critical areas that should be considered in achieving this goal...
  3. doi request reprint Relation between HLA genes, human skin volatiles and attractiveness of humans to malaria mosquitoes
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P O Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Infect Genet Evol 18:87-93. 2013
    ..gambiae and lactic acid, 2-methylbutanoic acid, tetradecanoic acid and octanal with individuals that were highly attractive. Such compounds offer potential for disruption of mosquito behavior in malaria intervention programs...
  4. pmc Advances in methods for colour marking of mosquitoes
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Parasit Vectors 6:200. 2013
    ..In this study, two methods of colour marking mosquitoes were described in detail and the impact of both methods on the survival and host-seeking behaviour of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto was investigated...
  5. pmc Composition of human skin microbiota affects attractiveness to malaria mosquitoes
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e28991. 2011
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  6. pmc Differential attraction of malaria mosquitoes to volatile blends produced by human skin bacteria
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e15829. 2010
    ..This information will be used in the further development of a blend of semiochemicals for the manipulation of mosquito behaviour...
  7. doi request reprint Chemical ecology of interactions between human skin microbiota and mosquitoes
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 74:1-9. 2010
    ..Detailed knowledge of the ecology and genetics of human skin microbiota is needed in order to unravel the evolutionary mechanisms that underlie the interactions between mosquitoes and their hosts...
  8. pmc Improvement of a synthetic lure for Anopheles gambiae using compounds produced by human skin microbiota
    Niels O Verhulst
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, PO Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 10:28. 2011
    ..gambiae. The effect of each of the ten compounds on the attractiveness of a basic blend of ammonia, lactic and tetradecanoic acid to A. gambiae was examined...
  9. doi request reprint Sweaty skin: an invitation to bite?
    Renate C Smallegange
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P O Box 8031, 6700 EH, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Trends Parasitol 27:143-8. 2011
    ..Carboxylic acids in particular appear to characterize humans. Thus sweat-associated human volatiles are probably the primary determinant factor in the host preference of anthropophilic mosquitoes...
  10. pmc Sugar-fermenting yeast as an organic source of carbon dioxide to attract the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae
    Renate C Smallegange
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, P, O, Box 8031, 6700 EH, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 9:292. 2010
    ..This study investigated whether CO2, usually supplied from gas cylinders acquired from commercial industry, could be replaced by CO2 derived from fermenting yeast (yeast-produced CO2)...
  11. doi request reprint Host preferences of blood-feeding mosquitoes
    Willem Takken
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Center, 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Annu Rev Entomol 58:433-53. 2013
    ..Those species that express strong and inherent host-selection behavior belong to the most important vectors of infectious diseases, which suggests that this behavioral trait may have evolved in parallel with parasite-host evolution...
  12. doi request reprint Geographic and temporal variations in population dynamics of Ixodes ricinus and associated Borrelia infections in The Netherlands
    Fedor Gassner
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:523-32. 2011
    ..The study shows that Borrelia-infected ticks are present in many forest and dune areas in The Netherlands and suggests that in such biotopes, which are used for a wide variety of recreational activities, the infection risk is high...