Scientists discover maleness gene in malaria mosquitoes

Posted by on June 30, 2016 6:44 pm
Categories: health

Scientists have isolated a gene, which determines maleness in the species of mosquito that is responsible for transmitting malaria. The research describes identification and characterization of a gene, named Yob by the authors, which is the master regulator of the sex determination process in the African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, and determines the male sex.

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