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- Maliepaard, Chris, et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Infection, genetics, and evolution 2013 v.18 pp. 87-93
- Anopheles gambiae; blood; chemical composition; cluster analysis; discriminant analysis; gas chromatography; genes; glass; histocompatibility antigens; host seeking; hosts; humans; insect attractants; lactic acid; least squares; malaria; mass spectrometry; odors; phenylethyl alcohol; volatile compounds; volunteers
- ... Chemical cues are considered to be the most important cues for mosquitoes to find their hosts and humans can be ranked for attractiveness to mosquitoes based on the chemical cues they emit. Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genes are considered to be involved in the regulation of human body odor and may therefore affect human attractiveness to mosquitoes, and hence, affect the force of malaria transmi ...