By Alexander S. Raikhel
Progress in Mosquito Research presents readers with the newest interdisciplinary experiences at the subject. it truly is an important reference resource for invertebrate physiologists, neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and bug chemists, with quantity fifty one concentrating on fresh growth in mosquito research.
- Presents a finished evaluate of contemporary growth in mosquito science
- Written by means of leaders of their respective components of mosquito research
- Ideal source for invertebrate physiologists, neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and bug chemists
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Regardless of the sex chromosome karyotype, what appears to be in common in all mosquitoes is the presence of an M-factor at the top of the sex determination hierarchy that initiates male development. In Anopheles culifacies, it was found that individuals with the XXY genotype developed as males (Baker and Sakai, 1979), suggesting the presence of a dominant M-factor on the Y chromosome. This is in contrast to D. melanogaster where there is no M-factor and the XXY genotype develops as females due to having two X chromosomes and therefore maintaining the X:A ratio (Bridges, 1921; Cline, 1993; Marin and Baker, 1998).