Posts Tagged: genetic component
There's a Genetic Component to the Host Choice of This Malaria Mosquito
A mosquito that feeds on both humans and cattle and is the primary vector of malaria in east Africa is making headlines. And well it...
Villagers and cattle along the road near Pimperena in southern Mali. UC Davis researchers have announced that mosquito preference for human-versus-animal biting has a genetic component. (Photo by Yoosook Lee, UC Davis)