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A Peptide Signaling System that Rapidly Enforces Paternity in the Aedes aegypti Mosquito

Did you know female yellow fever #mosquitos usually only mate once in their lifetime? Researchers have identified a protein transferred by the male to prevent remating by the female, with possible implications in mitigating the spread of Zika and other diseases.

A Nikon SMZ1500 stereomicroscope was used to screen for larvae expressing fluorescent protein.

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