LefÃ¨vre T, Gouagna L, DabirÃ© K, Elguero E, Fontenille D, Renaud F, et al
. Beer consumption increases human attractiveness to malaria mosquitoes. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e9546 pubmed publisher
..of the whole body odour (breath and skin emanations) as a stimulus to gauge human attractiveness to Anopheles gambiae (the primary African malaria vector) before and after volunteers consumed either beer (n = 25 volunteers and ..
Kirby M, Ameh D, Bottomley C, Green C, Jawara M, Milligan P, et al
. Effect of two different house screening interventions on exposure to malaria vectors and on anaemia in children in The Gambia: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2009;374:998-1009 pubmed publisher
..Primary endpoints included the number of female Anopheles gambiae sensu lato mosquitoes collected per trap per night...
Kumar S, Molina Cruz A, Gupta L, Rodrigues J, Barillas Mury C. A peroxidase/dual oxidase system modulates midgut epithelial immunity in Anopheles gambiae. Science. 2010;327:1644-8 pubmed publisher
..We show that a peroxidase, secreted by the Anopheles gambiae midgut, and dual oxidase form a dityrosine network that decreases gut permeability to immune elicitors...
Boissière A, Gimonneau G, Tchioffo M, Abate L, Bayibeki A, Awono Ambene P, et al
. Application of a qPCR assay in the investigation of susceptibility to malaria infection of the M and S molecular forms of An. gambiae s.s. in Cameroon. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e54820 pubmed publisher
..P. falciparum is transmitted to the human host by the bite of an Anopheles female mosquito, and Anopheles gambiae sensus stricto is the most tremendous malaria vector in Africa, widespread throughout the afro-tropical belt...
Basilua Kanza J, El Fahime E, Alaoui S, Essassi E, Brooke B, Nkebolo Malafu A, et al
. Pyrethroid, DDT and malathion resistance in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2013;107:8-14 pubmed publisher
..We investigated the extent of resistance in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to three classes of insecticide approved by WHO for indoor ..
Yassine H, Kamareddine L, Osta M. The mosquito melanization response is implicated in defense against the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana. PLoS Pathog. 2012;8:e1003029 pubmed publisher
..Here, we used the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae as a model to investigate the role of melanization, a potent immune effector mechanism of arthropods, in ..
Edi C, Koudou B, Jones C, Weetman D, Ranson H. Multiple-insecticide resistance in Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes, Southern Côte d'Ivoire. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012;18:1508-11 pubmed publisher
Malaria control depends on mosquito susceptibility to insecticides. We tested Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes from Côte d'Ivoire for resistance and screened a subset for target site mutations...
Wang S, Ghosh A, Bongio N, Stebbings K, Lampe D, Jacobs Lorena M. Fighting malaria with engineered symbiotic bacteria from vector mosquitoes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:12734-9 pubmed publisher
..falciparum in the mosquito. These findings provide the foundation for the use of genetically modified symbiotic bacteria as a powerful tool to combat malaria. ..
Mitri C, Vernick K. Anopheles gambiae pathogen susceptibility: the intersection of genetics, immunity and ecology. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2012;15:285-91 pubmed publisher
..This review discusses mechanisms of host-defense in Anopheles gambiae, and sources of genetic and ecological variation in the operation of these protective factors...