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Distinct Olfactory Signaling Mechanisms in the Malaria Vector Mosquito Anopheles gambiae

  • Chao Liu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chao Liu, R. Jason Pitts

    Affiliation: Departments of Biological Sciences and Pharmacology, Center for Molecular Neuroscience, Institutes of Chemical Biology and Global Health and Program in Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • R. Jason Pitts equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chao Liu, R. Jason Pitts

    Affiliation: Departments of Biological Sciences and Pharmacology, Center for Molecular Neuroscience, Institutes of Chemical Biology and Global Health and Program in Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Jonathan D. Bohbot,

    Affiliation: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Plant Sciences Institute, Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Patrick L. Jones,

    Affiliation: Departments of Biological Sciences and Pharmacology, Center for Molecular Neuroscience, Institutes of Chemical Biology and Global Health and Program in Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Guirong Wang,

    Affiliation: Departments of Biological Sciences and Pharmacology, Center for Molecular Neuroscience, Institutes of Chemical Biology and Global Health and Program in Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Laurence J. Zwiebel mail

    l.zwiebel@vanderbilt.edu

    Affiliation: Departments of Biological Sciences and Pharmacology, Center for Molecular Neuroscience, Institutes of Chemical Biology and Global Health and Program in Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Published: August 31, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000467

About the Authors

Chao Liu, R. Jason Pitts, Patrick L. Jones, Guirong Wang, Laurence J. Zwiebel
Departments of Biological Sciences and Pharmacology, Center for Molecular Neuroscience, Institutes of Chemical Biology and Global Health and Program in Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
Jonathan D. Bohbot
USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Plant Sciences Institute, Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: l.zwiebel@vanderbilt.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: CL RJP LJZ. Performed the experiments: CL RJP. Analyzed the data: CL RJP LJZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RJP JDB PLJ GW. Wrote the paper: CL RJP JDB PLJ LJZ.