Two cathepsins B are responsible for the yolk protein hydrolysis in Culex quinquefasciatus.
Alexandre S Moura
André F Cardoso
André L Costa-da-Silva
Carlos E Winter
A Tania Bijovsky
- Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
Q | R | Research Article | Science | Medicine
Despite the established role of Culex quinquefasciatus as a vector of various neurotropic viruses, such as the Rift Valley and West Nile viruses, as well as lymphatic filariasis, little is known regarding the organism’s reproductive physiology. As in other oviparous ani...