Dengue virus replicates and accumulates in Aedes aegypti salivary glands

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Raquin , Vincent; Lambrechts , Louis;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2017.04.009
  • Subject: [ SDV ] Life Sciences [q-bio] | Aedes aegypti | Virus replication | Dengue virus | Salivary glands | Strand-specific RT-qPCR | Mosquito | [ SDV.MP ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Microbiology and Parasitology
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | viruses | virus diseases

International audience; Dengue virus (DENV) is an RNA virus transmitted among humans by mosquito vectors, mainly Aedes aegypti. DENV transmission requires viral dissemination from the mosquito midgut to the salivary glands. During this process the virus undergoes severa... View more
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