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Dissection of midgut and salivary glands from Ae. aegypti mosquitoes.

  • Author(s): Coleman, Judy
  • Juhn, Jennifer
  • James, Anthony AA
  • et al.

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https://doi.org/10.3791/228Creative Commons 'BY' version 4.0 license
Abstract

The mosquito midgut and salivary glands are key entry and exit points for pathogens such as Plasmodium parasites and Dengue viruses. This video protocol demonstrates dissection techniques for removal of the midgut and salivary glands from Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

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