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Accession Number ADA569798
Title Aspirator Gun for High-Throughput Mosquito Bioassays.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 6p
Personal Author K. J. Linthicum R. L. Aldridge S. C. Britch W. W. Wynn
Abstract We describe an innovative aspirator gun designed to transfer individual anesthetized mosquitoes directly into glass bioassay tubes. The gun has been used for thousands of transfers with extremely low associated mortality and is the central component of a high-throughput bioassay system. The gun is constructed using readily obtainable materials and can be modified for a range of insects.
Keywords Anesthesia
Arthropoda
Aspirator
Aspirator gun
Aspirators
Bioassay
Culicidae
Glass
Guns
Insects
Materials
Mortality rate
Mosquito
Suction
Transfer


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 57C - Botany
57Z - Zoology
57H - Ecology
Corporate Author Agricultural Research Service, Gainesville, FL. Center for Medical Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology.
Document Type Journal article
Title Note Journal article.
NTIS Issue Number 1314
Contract Number N/A

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