malaria mosquito

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Noun1.malaria mosquito - transmits the malaria parasitemalaria mosquito - transmits the malaria parasite  
mosquito - two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
Anopheles, genus Anopheles - malaria mosquitoes; distinguished by the adult's head-downward stance and absence of breathing tubes in the larvae
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(2017) reported that PBO significantly enhanced the susceptibility of resistant Anopheles gambiae to deltamethrin and permethrin in Ghana.
Recently, we have identified a gene (named Yob), which in the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, is located on the male-specific Y chromosome and controls the development of an individual into a male.
The research team at Imperial College London crashed captive populations of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae in only 7-11 generations, the university said.
The technique used in this study was designed to target the specific mosquito species Anopheles gambiae that is responsible for malaria transmission in sub-Saharan Africa.
In experiments with the species Anopheles gambiae, scientists at Imperial College London tweaked a gene known as doublesex so that more females in each generation could no longer bite or reproduce.
Elizabethkingia anophelis is an emergent pathogen first described from midgut specimens of the Anopheles gambiae mosquito (1).
The anopheles gambiae mosquito is the vector responsible for the transmission ofmalaria.
The mosquito species Anopheles gambiae is a major carrier of malaria parasites in sub-Saharan Africa, where 90 percent of annual malaria deaths occur.
Inside an Anopheles gambiae mosquito, Plasmodium undergoes a series of infection steps before reaching the mosquito's salivary gland, from which it spreads to bitten humans.
Predation efficiency of Anopheles gambiae larvae by aquatic predators in western Kenya highlands.
And in yet another study, where light traps were baited with carbon dioxide, researchers were able to establish that one of the three mosquitoes that spread malaria - the anopheles gambiae mosquito - bites their hosts at night.
Christophides, "Novel factors of Anopheles gambiae haemocyte immune response to Plasmodium berghei infection," Parasites & Vectors, vol.