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Novel #Wolbachia-transinfected #Aedes aegypti #mosquitoes possess diverse fitness and #vector competence phenotypes (PLoS Pathog., abstract)

Open Access / Peer-reviewed / Research Article

Novel Wolbachia-transinfected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes possess diverse fitness and vector competence phenotypes

Johanna E. Fraser , Jyotika Taneja De Bruyne , Iñaki Iturbe-Ormaetxe,  Justin Stepnell, Rhiannon L. 646 more words


#Assessment of the ability of V920 recombinant #VSV-Zaire #ebolavirus #vaccine to replicate in relevant #arthropod cell cultures and vector species (Hum Vaccin Immunother., abstract)

Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2017 Dec 5:0. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2017.1412898.

Assessment of the ability of V920 recombinant vesicular stomatitis-Zaire ebolavirus vaccine to replicate in relevant arthropod cell cultures and vector species… 300 more words


First #evidence of #Zika virus #venereal #transmission in #Aedes aegypti #mosquitoes (Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz, abstract)

Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2017 Nov 27:0. doi: 10.1590/0074-02760170329.

First evidence of Zika virus venereal transmission in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

Pereira-Silva JW1,2, Nascimento VAD1, Belchior HCM1, Almeida JF1,2, Pessoa FAC1, Naveca FG1, Ríos-Velásquez CM1. 391 more words


Another Step Forward in Genetic Engineering of Mosquitoes

“Yellow, three-eyed, wingless mosquitoes” have made headlines this week, but the researchers at the University of California, Riverside, behind the news call the disruption of mosquitoes’ cuticle, wing, and eye development a “proof of concept” for a new advance in the genetic engineering method known as CRISPR/Cas9. 577 more words

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#Zika virus: An updated #review of #competent or naturally infected #mosquitoes (PLoS Negl Trop Dis., abstract)

Open Access / Review

Zika virus: An updated review of competent or naturally infected mosquitoes

Yanouk Epelboin ,  Stanislas Talaga, Loïc Epelboin,  Isabelle Dusfour

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#Infection of a #French Population of #Aedes albopictus and of Aedes aegypti (Paea Strain) with #Zika Virus Reveals Low #Transmission Rates to These Vectors' #Saliva (Int J Mol Sci., abstract)

Int J Mol Sci. 2017 Nov 10;18(11). pii: E2384. doi: 10.3390/ijms18112384.

Infection of a French Population of Aedes albopictus and of Aedes aegypti (Paea Strain) with Zika Virus Reveals Low Transmission Rates to These Vectors’ Saliva… 283 more words