The fat body transcriptomes of the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti, pre- and post- blood meal.

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David P Price ; Vijayaraj Nagarajan ; Alexander Churbanov ; Peter Houde ; Brook Milligan ; Lisa L Drake ; John E Gustafson ; Immo A Hansen
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 6, issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3144915, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0022573
  • Subject: Q | R | Research Article | Biology | Genetics | Molecular Cell Biology | Animal Genetics | Science | Genomics | Genome Expression Analysis | Medicine
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Background The fat body is the main organ of intermediary metabolism in insects and the principal source of hemolymph proteins. As part of our ongoing efforts to understand mosquito fat body physiology and to identify novel targets for insect control, we have conducted ... View more
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