research data . Dataset . 2016

Molecular and Behavioral Differentiation among Brazilian Populations of Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae)

S. Araki, Alejandra; M. Vigoder, Felipe; G. S. R. Bauzer, Luiz; E. M. Ferreira, Gabriel; A. Souza, Nataly; B. Araújo, Izeneide; G. C. Hamilton, James; P. Brazil, Reginaldo; A. Peixoto, Alexandre;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Figshare
Abstract
<div><h3>Background</h3><p><em>Lutzomyia longipalpis</em> is the primary vector of American visceral leishmaniasis. There is strong evidence that <em>L. longipalpis</em> is a species complex, but until recently the existence of sibling species among Brazilian populations was considered a controversial issue. In addition, there is still no consensus regarding the number of species occurring in this complex.</p><h3>Methodology/Principal Findings</h3><p>Using <em>period</em>, a gene that controls circadian rhythms and affects interpulse interval periodicity of the male courtship songs in <em>Drosophila melanogaster</em> and close relatives, we analyzed the molecula...
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free text keywords: Medicine, Genetics, Evolutionary Biology, Cancer, molecular, differentiation, brazilian, populations
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