The University of California, Irvine's Ana Tereza Ribeiro de Vasconcelos and colleagues from the US and Brazil report on results from a genome sequencing study of Anopheles darlingi, a mosquito known for transmitting malaria in neotropical regions such as the Amazon. Within the A. darlingi genome, the team identified almost 10,500 predicted protein-coding sequences, including many that resemble genes found in A.

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