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Variant Ionotropic Receptors in the Malaria Vector Mosquito Anopheles gambiae Tuned to Amines and Carboxylic Acids.

Pitts RJ, Derryberry SL, Zhang Z, Zwiebel LJ.

Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 9;7:40297. doi: 10.1038/srep40297.


Evolutionarily conserved odorant receptor function questions ecological context of octenol role in mosquitoes.

Dekel A, Pitts RJ, Yakir E, Bohbot JD.

Sci Rep. 2016 Nov 16;6:37330. doi: 10.1038/srep37330.


Disease vectors in the era of next generation sequencing.

Rinker DC, Pitts RJ, Zwiebel LJ.

Genome Biol. 2016 May 6;17(1):95. doi: 10.1186/s13059-016-0966-4. Review.


Antennal-expressed ammonium transporters in the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae.

Pitts RJ, Derryberry SL Jr, Pulous FE, Zwiebel LJ.

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 31;9(10):e111858. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111858. eCollection 2014.


Divergent and conserved elements comprise the chemoreceptive repertoire of the nonblood-feeding mosquito Toxorhynchites amboinensis.

Zhou X, Rinker DC, Pitts RJ, Rokas A, Zwiebel LJ.

Genome Biol Evol. 2014 Oct 16;6(10):2883-96. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evu231.


A blood-free protein meal supporting oogenesis in the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Skuse).

Pitts RJ.

J Insect Physiol. 2014 May;64:1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2014.02.012. Epub 2014 Mar 6.


Odorant receptor-mediated sperm activation in disease vector mosquitoes.

Pitts RJ, Liu C, Zhou X, Malpartida JC, Zwiebel LJ.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Feb 18;111(7):2566-71. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1322923111. Epub 2014 Feb 3.


Review: Improving our knowledge of male mosquito biology in relation to genetic control programmes.

Lees RS, Knols B, Bellini R, Benedict MQ, Bheecarry A, Bossin HC, Chadee DD, Charlwood J, Dabiré RK, Djogbenou L, Egyir-Yawson A, Gato R, Gouagna LC, Hassan MM, Khan SA, Koekemoer LL, Lemperiere G, Manoukis NC, Mozuraitis R, Pitts RJ, Simard F, Gilles JR.

Acta Trop. 2014 Apr;132 Suppl:S2-11. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.11.005. Epub 2013 Nov 16. Review.


Antennal transcriptome profiles of anopheline mosquitoes reveal human host olfactory specialization in Anopheles gambiae.

Rinker DC, Zhou X, Pitts RJ; AGC Consortium, Rokas A, Zwiebel LJ.

BMC Genomics. 2013 Nov 1;14:749. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-749.


The roles of kairomones, synomones and pheromones in the chemically-mediated behaviour of male mosquitoes.

Pitts RJ, Mozūraitis R, Gauvin-Bialecki A, Lempérière G.

Acta Trop. 2014 Apr;132 Suppl:S26-34. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.09.005. Epub 2013 Sep 17. Review.


Blood meal-induced changes to antennal transcriptome profiles reveal shifts in odor sensitivities in Anopheles gambiae.

Rinker DC, Pitts RJ, Zhou X, Suh E, Rokas A, Zwiebel LJ.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 May 14;110(20):8260-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1302562110. Epub 2013 Apr 29.


Feeding frequency and survival of Anopheles gambiae in a rice-growing area in Ghana.

Charlwood JD, Tomás EV, Egyir-Yawson A, Kampango AA, Pitts RJ.

Med Vet Entomol. 2012 Sep;26(3):263-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2915.2011.00987.x. Epub 2011 Nov 17.


Transcriptome profiling of chemosensory appendages in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae reveals tissue- and sex-specific signatures of odor coding.

Pitts RJ, Rinker DC, Jones PL, Rokas A, Zwiebel LJ.

BMC Genomics. 2011 May 27;12:271. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-12-271.


Studies on the behaviour of peridomestic and endophagic M form Anopheles gambiae from a rice growing area of Ghana.

Charlwood JD, Tomás EV, Salgueiro P, Egyir-Yawson A, Pitts RJ, Pinto J.

Bull Entomol Res. 2011 Oct;101(5):533-9. doi: 10.1017/S0007485311000125. Epub 2011 Mar 15.


Conservation of indole responsive odorant receptors in mosquitoes reveals an ancient olfactory trait.

Bohbot JD, Jones PL, Wang G, Pitts RJ, Pask GM, Zwiebel LJ.

Chem Senses. 2011 Jan;36(2):149-60. doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjq105. Epub 2010 Oct 18.


Distinct olfactory signaling mechanisms in the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae.

Liu C, Pitts RJ, Bohbot JD, Jones PL, Wang G, Zwiebel LJ.

PLoS Biol. 2010 Aug 31;8(8). pii: e1000467. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000467.


Anopheles gambiae TRPA1 is a heat-activated channel expressed in thermosensitive sensilla of female antennae.

Wang G, Qiu YT, Lu T, Kwon HW, Pitts RJ, Van Loon JJ, Takken W, Zwiebel LJ.

Eur J Neurosci. 2009 Sep;30(6):967-74. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2009.06901.x. Epub 2009 Sep 4.


The molecular and cellular basis of olfactory-driven behavior in Anopheles gambiae larvae.

Xia Y, Wang G, Buscariollo D, Pitts RJ, Wenger H, Zwiebel LJ.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Apr 29;105(17):6433-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0801007105. Epub 2008 Apr 21.


Odor coding in the maxillary palp of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae.

Lu T, Qiu YT, Wang G, Kwon JY, Rutzler M, Kwon HW, Pitts RJ, van Loon JJ, Takken W, Carlson JR, Zwiebel LJ.

Curr Biol. 2007 Sep 18;17(18):1533-44. Epub 2007 Aug 30.


Molecular characterization of the Aedes aegypti odorant receptor gene family.

Bohbot J, Pitts RJ, Kwon HW, Rützler M, Robertson HM, Zwiebel LJ.

Insect Mol Biol. 2007 Oct;16(5):525-37. Epub 2007 Jul 17.

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