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Mosquito--malaria interactions: a reappraisal of the concepts of susceptibility and refractoriness.

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This paper considers the available literature on the transmission of malaria by insects and concludes that, in contrast to the commonly held view (that implies mosquitoes are naturally vectors of malaria), it is more useful to consider that mosquitoes, like plants, normally express a variety of gene products, which together render the host resistant to infection. The consequences of this hypothesis upon current research are that when studying the passage of the malarial parasite through a com...

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10.1016/j.ibmb.2004.03.015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Jenner Institute
Role:
Author
Journal:
Insect biochemistry and molecular biology
Volume:
34
Issue:
7
Pages:
625-629
Publication date:
2004-07-01
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EISSN:
1879-0240
ISSN:
0965-1748
Source identifiers:
272851
Language:
English
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uuid:758a9fc1-0dc4-464e-9749-61dcb10bba34
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pubs:272851
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2013-02-20

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