Implication of the Mosquito Midgut Microbiota in the Defense against Malaria Parasites

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Dong, Yuemei; Manfredini, Fabio; Dimopoulos, George;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Figshare
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000423
  • Subject: microbiota | Genetics | Microbiology | midgut | parasites | Cancer | malaria | Immunology | Biological Sciences | mosquito
    mesheuropmc: fungi | parasitic diseases

<div><p>Malaria-transmitting mosquitoes are continuously exposed to microbes, including their midgut microbiota. This naturally acquired microbial flora can modulate the mosquito's vectorial capacity by inhibiting the development of <em>Plasmodium</em> and other human p... View more
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