Pinpointing P450s Associated with Pyrethroid Metabolism in the Dengue Vector, Aedes aegypti: Developing New Tools to Combat Insecticide Resistance

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Stevenson, Bradley J.; Pignatelli, Patricia; Nikou, Dimitra; Paine, Mark J. I.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, volume 6, issue 3 (issn: 1935-2735, eissn: 1935-2735)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001595, pmc: PMC3313934
  • Subject: Global Health | Biotechnology | Research Article | Biology | qx_600 | Infectious Diseases | qu_475 | wc_528 | Enzymes | Medicine | Agriculture | RC955-962 | Neglected Tropical Diseases | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Proteins | Biochemistry | qx_525 | Pest Control | Enzyme Classes | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Public Health
    mesheuropmc: digestive system | parasitic diseases

Background\ud \ud Pyrethroids are increasingly used to block the transmission of diseases spread by Aedes aegypti such as dengue and yellow fever. However, insecticide resistance poses a serious threat, thus there is an urgent need to identify the genes and proteins ass... View more
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