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Midgut Microbiota of the Malaria Mosquito Vector Anopheles gambiae and Interactions with Plasmodium falciparum Infection

  • Anne Boissière,

    Affiliation: UMR MIVEGEC (IRD 224- CNRS 5290- UM1- UM2), Montpellier, France

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  • Majoline T. Tchioffo,

    Affiliations: UMR MIVEGEC (IRD 224- CNRS 5290- UM1- UM2), Montpellier, France, Laboratoire de Recherche sur le Paludisme, IRD-OCEAC, BP288, Yaoundé, Cameroun

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  • Dipankar Bachar,

    Affiliation: UMR 7138 Systématique Adaptation Evolution, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Parc Valrose, France

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  • Luc Abate,

    Affiliation: UMR MIVEGEC (IRD 224- CNRS 5290- UM1- UM2), Montpellier, France

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  • Alexandra Marie,

    Affiliation: UMR MIVEGEC (IRD 224- CNRS 5290- UM1- UM2), Montpellier, France

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  • Sandrine E. Nsango,

    Affiliations: UMR MIVEGEC (IRD 224- CNRS 5290- UM1- UM2), Montpellier, France, Laboratoire de Recherche sur le Paludisme, IRD-OCEAC, BP288, Yaoundé, Cameroun, CNRS UPR 9022, Inserm U963, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

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  • Hamid R. Shahbazkia,

    Affiliations: UMR 7138 Systématique Adaptation Evolution, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Parc Valrose, France, Área Departamental de Engenharia Electrónica e Computação, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade do Algarve, Faro, Portugal

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  • Parfait H. Awono-Ambene,

    Affiliation: Laboratoire de Recherche sur le Paludisme, IRD-OCEAC, BP288, Yaoundé, Cameroun

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  • Elena A. Levashina,

    Affiliation: CNRS UPR 9022, Inserm U963, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

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  • Richard Christen,

    Affiliation: UMR 7138 Systématique Adaptation Evolution, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Parc Valrose, France

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  • Isabelle Morlais mail

    isabelle.morlais@ird.fr

    Affiliations: UMR MIVEGEC (IRD 224- CNRS 5290- UM1- UM2), Montpellier, France, Laboratoire de Recherche sur le Paludisme, IRD-OCEAC, BP288, Yaoundé, Cameroun

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  • Published: May 31, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002742

About the Authors

Anne Boissière, Majoline T. Tchioffo, Luc Abate, Alexandra Marie, Sandrine E. Nsango, Isabelle Morlais
UMR MIVEGEC (IRD 224- CNRS 5290- UM1- UM2), Montpellier, France
Majoline T. Tchioffo, Sandrine E. Nsango, Parfait H. Awono-Ambene, Isabelle Morlais
Laboratoire de Recherche sur le Paludisme, IRD-OCEAC, BP288, Yaoundé, Cameroun
Dipankar Bachar, Hamid R. Shahbazkia, Richard Christen
UMR 7138 Systématique Adaptation Evolution, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Parc Valrose, France
Sandrine E. Nsango, Elena A. Levashina
CNRS UPR 9022, Inserm U963, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Hamid R. Shahbazkia
Área Departamental de Engenharia Electrónica e Computação, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade do Algarve, Faro, Portugal

Corresponding Author

Email: isabelle.morlais@ird.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AB RC IM. Performed the experiments: AB MTT LA AM SEN PHAA RC IM. Analyzed the data: AB DB LA HRS RC IM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EAL RC IM. Wrote the paper: AB RC IM.