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Nix is a male-determining factor in the Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus
The initial signal that governs sex determination is highly variable among insects. A homolog of Nix, the male-determining factor in Aedes aegypti, was previously found in the Asian tiger mosquito Ae. albopictus. Here we ...
Pure early zygotic genes in the Asian malaria mosquito Anopheles stephensi
Background The Asian malaria mosquito, Anopheles stephensi, is a major urban malaria vector in the Middle East and on the Indian subcontinent. Early zygotic transcription, which marks the maternal-to-zygotic transition, ...