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Figure 5 | Parasites & Vectors

Figure 5

From: Interactions between Asaia, Plasmodium and Anopheles: new insights into mosquito symbiosis and implications in Malaria Symbiotic Control

Figure 5

Phagocytosis test analysis. Phagocytic activity was evaluated in vitro using cultured An. stephensi (A) and D. melanogaster (B) haemocytes, and DsRed-labelled bacterial strains of Asaia and E. coli. The percentage of haemocytes showing fluorescent phagocytised bacteria, E. coli (black bars) or Asaia (grey bars), has been evaluated after 1 h and 2 h. Values are expressed as mean±SD of ten replicates.

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