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- Delhaye, Jessica; Aletti, Consolée; Glaizot, Olivier; Christe, Philippe
- Parasites & vectors 2016 v.9 no.1 pp. 616
- physiological state, etc ; Culex pipiens; Plasmodium relictum; Serinus canaria; antioxidant activity; blood; blood meal; canaries; clutch size; correlation; fecundity; females; gene expression; glucose-6-phosphate 1-dehydrogenase; ingestion; insect vectors; life history; malaria; nitric oxide synthase; parasitemia; parasites; portion size; probability; superoxide dismutase; Show all 24 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: The intake of a Plasmodium-infected blood meal may affect mosquito physiology and a series of trade-offs may occur, in particular between immune defences, reproduction and self-maintenance. We evaluated the cost of exposure to Plasmodium in the mosquito vector by investigating the effect of exposure on fecundity and survival and the implication of immune and antioxidant defences in med ...
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