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Sensory Discrimination of Blood and Floral Nectar by Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes

Abstract : Sensory Discrimination of Blood and Floral Nectar by Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes Highlights d Neurons in the syringe-like stylet are the first to detect blood as mosquitoes bite d The taste of blood is integrated across taste qualities and stylet neuron subsets d Subsets are tuned to distinct blood components and insensitive to floral sugars d Polymodal taste quality integration assigns a blood-specific context to glucose
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Veronica Jové, Zhongyan Gong, Felix J H Hol, Zhilei Zhao, Trevor R Sorrells, et al.. Sensory Discrimination of Blood and Floral Nectar by Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes. Neuron, Elsevier, 2020, 108 (6), pp.1163 - 1180.e12. ⟨10.1016/j.neuron.2020.09.019⟩. ⟨pasteur-03560474⟩

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