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Plasmodium-associated changes in human odor attract mosquitoes.

Robinson A, Busula AO, Voets MA, Beshir KB, Caulfield JC, Powers SJ, Verhulst NO, Winskill P, Muwanguzi J, Birkett MA, Smallegange RC, Masiga DK, Mukabana WR, Sauerwein RW, Sutherland CJ, Bousema T, Pickett JA, Takken W, Logan JG, de Boer JG.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 May 1;115(18):E4209-E4218. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1721610115. Epub 2018 Apr 16.


Odours of Plasmodium falciparum-infected participants influence mosquito-host interactions.

de Boer JG, Robinson A, Powers SJ, Burgers SLGE, Caulfield JC, Birkett MA, Smallegange RC, van Genderen PJJ, Bousema T, Sauerwein RW, Pickett JA, Takken W, Logan JG.

Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 24;7(1):9283. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-08978-9.


Mosquito Attraction: Crucial Role of Carbon Dioxide in Formulation of a Five-Component Blend of Human-Derived Volatiles.

van Loon JJ, Smallegange RC, Bukovinszkiné-Kiss G, Jacobs F, De Rijk M, Mukabana WR, Verhulst NO, Menger DJ, Takken W.

J Chem Ecol. 2015 Jun;41(6):567-73. doi: 10.1007/s10886-015-0587-5. Epub 2015 May 31.


Wolbachia infection does not alter attraction of the mosquito Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti to human odours.

Turley AP, Smallegange RC, Takken W, Zalucki MP, O'Neill SL, McGraw EA.

Med Vet Entomol. 2014 Dec;28(4):457-60. doi: 10.1111/mve.12063. Epub 2014 May 6.


Larval nutrition differentially affects adult fitness and Plasmodium development in the malaria vectors Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles stephensi.

Takken W, Smallegange RC, Vigneau AJ, Johnston V, Brown M, Mordue-Luntz AJ, Billingsley PF.

Parasit Vectors. 2013 Dec 10;6(1):345. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-6-345.


Malaria infected mosquitoes express enhanced attraction to human odor.

Smallegange RC, van Gemert GJ, van de Vegte-Bolmer M, Gezan S, Takken W, Sauerwein RW, Logan JG.

PLoS One. 2013 May 15;8(5):e63602. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063602. Print 2013.


Relation between HLA genes, human skin volatiles and attractiveness of humans to malaria mosquitoes.

Verhulst NO, Beijleveld H, Qiu YT, Maliepaard C, Verduyn W, Haasnoot GW, Claas FH, Mumm R, Bouwmeester HJ, Takken W, van Loon JJ, Smallegange RC.

Infect Genet Evol. 2013 Aug;18:87-93. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2013.05.009. Epub 2013 May 18.


Evaluation of low density polyethylene and nylon for delivery of synthetic mosquito attractants.

Mukabana WR, Mweresa CK, Omusula P, Orindi BO, Smallegange RC, van Loon JJ, Takken W.

Parasit Vectors. 2012 Sep 19;5:202. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-5-202.


Mosquitoes as potential bridge vectors of malaria parasites from non-human primates to humans.

Verhulst NO, Smallegange RC, Takken W.

Front Physiol. 2012 Jun 11;3:197. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00197. eCollection 2012.


A novel synthetic odorant blend for trapping of malaria and other African mosquito species.

Mukabana WR, Mweresa CK, Otieno B, Omusula P, Smallegange RC, van Loon JJ, Takken W.

J Chem Ecol. 2012 Mar;38(3):235-44. doi: 10.1007/s10886-012-0088-8. Epub 2012 Mar 18.


Composition of human skin microbiota affects attractiveness to malaria mosquitoes.

Verhulst NO, Qiu YT, Beijleveld H, Maliepaard C, Knights D, Schulz S, Berg-Lyons D, Lauber CL, Verduijn W, Haasnoot GW, Mumm R, Bouwmeester HJ, Claas FH, Dicke M, van Loon JJ, Takken W, Knight R, Smallegange RC.

PLoS One. 2011;6(12):e28991. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028991. Epub 2011 Dec 28.


Field testing of different chemical combinations as odour baits for trapping wild mosquitoes in The Gambia.

Jawara M, Awolola TS, Pinder M, Jeffries D, Smallegange RC, Takken W, Conway DJ.

PLoS One. 2011;6(5):e19676. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019676. Epub 2011 May 26.


Improvement of a synthetic lure for Anopheles gambiae using compounds produced by human skin microbiota.

Verhulst NO, Mbadi PA, Kiss GB, Mukabana WR, van Loon JJ, Takken W, Smallegange RC.

Malar J. 2011 Feb 8;10:28. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-10-28.


Sweaty skin: an invitation to bite?

Smallegange RC, Verhulst NO, Takken W.

Trends Parasitol. 2011 Apr;27(4):143-8. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2011 Jan 20.


Differential attraction of malaria mosquitoes to volatile blends produced by human skin bacteria.

Verhulst NO, Andriessen R, Groenhagen U, Bukovinszkiné Kiss G, Schulz S, Takken W, van Loon JJ, Schraa G, Smallegange RC.

PLoS One. 2010 Dec 30;5(12):e15829. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015829.


Behavioural responses of Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto to components of human breath, sweat and urine depend on mixture composition and concentration.

Qiu YT, Smallegange RC, VAN Loon JJ, Takken W.

Med Vet Entomol. 2011 Sep;25(3):247-55. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2915.2010.00924.x. Epub 2010 Nov 25.


Sugar-fermenting yeast as an organic source of carbon dioxide to attract the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae.

Smallegange RC, Schmied WH, van Roey KJ, Verhulst NO, Spitzen J, Mukabana WR, Takken W.

Malar J. 2010 Oct 25;9:292. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-9-292.


Chemical ecology of interactions between human skin microbiota and mosquitoes.

Verhulst NO, Takken W, Dicke M, Schraa G, Smallegange RC.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2010 Oct;74(1):1-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2010.00908.x. Review.


Development and field evaluation of a synthetic mosquito lure that is more attractive than humans.

Okumu FO, Killeen GF, Ogoma S, Biswaro L, Smallegange RC, Mbeyela E, Titus E, Munk C, Ngonyani H, Takken W, Mshinda H, Mukabana WR, Moore SJ.

PLoS One. 2010 Jan 28;5(1):e8951. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008951.


Cultured skin microbiota attracts malaria mosquitoes.

Verhulst NO, Beijleveld H, Knols BG, Takken W, Schraa G, Bouwmeester HJ, Smallegange RC.

Malar J. 2009 Dec 17;8:302. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-8-302.


Optimizing odor-baited trap methods for collecting mosquitoes during the malaria season in The Gambia.

Jawara M, Smallegange RC, Jeffries D, Nwakanma DC, Awolola TS, Knols BG, Takken W, Conway DJ.

PLoS One. 2009 Dec 4;4(12):e8167. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008167.


The effect of aliphatic carboxylic acids on olfaction-based host-seeking of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto.

Smallegange RC, Qiu YT, Bukovinszkiné-Kiss G, Van Loon JJ, Takken W.

J Chem Ecol. 2009 Aug;35(8):933-43. doi: 10.1007/s10886-009-9668-7. Epub 2009 Jul 23.


Evaluation of two counterflow traps for testing behaviour-mediating compounds for the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae s.s. under semi-field conditions in Tanzania.

Schmied WH, Takken W, Killeen GF, Knols BG, Smallegange RC.

Malar J. 2008 Nov 3;7:230. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-7-230.


Variations in Ixodes ricinus density and Borrelia infections associated with cattle introduced into a woodland in The Netherlands.

Gassner F, Verbaarschot P, Smallegange RC, Spitzen J, Van Wieren SE, Takken W.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Dec;74(23):7138-44. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00310-08. Epub 2008 Oct 3.


Types and numbers of sensilla on antennae and maxillary palps of small and large houseflies, Musca domestica (Diptera, Muscidae).

Smallegange RC, Kelling FJ, Den Otter CJ.

Microsc Res Tech. 2008 Dec;71(12):880-6. doi: 10.1002/jemt.20636.


Attractiveness of MM-X traps baited with human or synthetic odor to mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in The Gambia.

Qiu YT, Smallegange RC, Ter BC, Spitzen J, Van Loon JJ, Jawara M, Milligan P, Galimard AM, Van Beek TA, Knols BG, Takken W.

J Med Entomol. 2007 Nov;44(6):970-83.


Flower vs. leaf feeding by Pieris brassicae: glucosinolate-rich flower tissues are preferred and sustain higher growth rate.

Smallegange RC, van Loon JJ, Blatt SE, Harvey JA, Agerbirk N, Dicke M.

J Chem Ecol. 2007 Oct;33(10):1831-44. Epub 2007 Sep 8.


Interindividual variation in the attractiveness of human odours to the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae s. s.

Qiu YT, Smallegange RC, Van Loon JJ, Ter Braak CJ, Takken W.

Med Vet Entomol. 2006 Sep;20(3):280-7.


Basic research to uncover stimuli for environmentally sound control of house flies.

Den Otter CJ, Smallegange RC, Kelling FJ, Noorman N.

Wiad Parazytol. 1999;45(4):545. No abstract available.


Behavioural and electrophysiological responses of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae Giles sensu stricto (Diptera: Culicidae) to human skin emanations.

Qiu YT, Smallegange RC, Hoppe S, van Loon JJ, Bakker EJ, Takken W.

Med Vet Entomol. 2004 Dec;18(4):429-38.


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