An insight into the salivary gland and fat body transcriptome of Panstrongylus lignarius (Hemiptera: Heteroptera), the main vector of Chagas disease in Peru.

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Jessica C Nevoa; Maria T Mendes; Marcos V da Silva; Siomar C Soares; Carlo J F Oliveira; José M C Ribeiro;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 12,issue 2 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006243, pmc: PMC5834209
  • Subject: Computational Biology | Digestive System | Lipids | Animal Models | Research Article | Anatomy | Exocrine Glands | Eukaryota | Protein Metabolism | Infectious Diseases | Rhodnius | Genetics | Fats | Genome Analysis | Species Interactions | Genomics | Sequence Analysis | Animals | Experimental Organism Systems | Database and Informatics Methods | Disease Vectors | Biology and Life Sciences | Insect Vectors | Amino Acid Sequence Analysis | Research and Analysis Methods | Arthropoda | Salivary Glands | Insects | Triatoma | RC955-962 | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Biochemistry | Bioinformatics | Organisms | Metabolism | Transcriptome Analysis | Medicine and Health Sciences | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Invertebrates

Triatomines are hematophagous arthropod vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas Disease. Panstrongylus lignarius, also known as Panstrongylus herreri, is considered one of the most versatile triatomines because it can parasitize different hosts, it i... View more
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