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Newly Found Neurotoxin Is Only Harmful to Malaria Mosquitoes

News   Jul 02, 2019 | Original story from the University of California Riverside

 
Newly Found Neurotoxin Is Only Harmful to Malaria Mosquitoes

An Anopheles stephensi mosquito is obtaining a blood meal from a human host through its pointed proboscis. Note the droplet of blood being expelled from the abdomen after having engorged itself on its host’s blood. This mosquito is a known malarial vector with a distribution that ranges from Egypt all the way to China. Credit: Jim Gathany/ CDC (Public Domain)

 
 
 

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