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Fruit Fly Protein Could Help Tackle Disease-Carrying Mosquitos

News   Oct 12, 2018 | Original Press Release from the University of York

 
Fruit Fly Protein Could Help Tackle Disease-Carrying Mosquitos

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: CDC

 
 
 

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