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    1. Mallet J, Besansky N, Hahn MW. How reticulated are species? Bioessays. 2016 Feb; 38(2):140-9. PMID: 26709836.
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    2. Smith HA, White BJ, Kundert P, Cheng C, Romero-Severson J, Andolfatto P, Besansky NJ. Genome-wide QTL mapping of saltwater tolerance in sibling species of Anopheles (malaria vector) mosquitoes. Heredity (Edinb). 2015 Nov; 115(5):471-9. PMID: 25920668.
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    3. Tene Fossog B, Ayala D, Acevedo P, Kengne P, Ngomo Abeso Mebuy I, Makanga B, Magnus J, Awono-Ambene P, Njiokou F, Pombi M, Antonio-Nkondjio C, Paupy C, Besansky NJ, Costantini C. Habitat segregation and ecological character displacement in cryptic African malaria mosquitoes. Evol Appl. 2015 Apr; 8(4):326-45. PMID: 25926878.
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    4. Neafsey DE, Waterhouse RM, Abai MR, Aganezov SS, Alekseyev MA, Allen JE, Amon J, Arcà B, Arensburger P, Artemov G, Assour LA, Basseri H, Berlin A, Birren BW, Blandin SA, Brockman AI, Burkot TR, Burt A, Chan CS, Chauve C, Chiu JC, Christensen M, Costantini C, Davidson VL, Deligianni E, Dottorini T, Dritsou V, Gabriel SB, Guelbeogo WM, Hall AB, Han MV, Hlaing T, Hughes DS, Jenkins AM, Jiang X, Jungreis I, Kakani EG, Kamali M, Kemppainen P, Kennedy RC, Kirmitzoglou IK, Koekemoer LL, Laban N, Langridge N, Lawniczak MK, Lirakis M, Lobo NF, Lowy E, MacCallum RM, Mao C, Maslen G, Mbogo C, McCarthy J, Michel K, Mitchell SN, Moore W, Murphy KA, Naumenko AN, Nolan T, Novoa EM, O'Loughlin S, Oringanje C, Oshaghi MA, Pakpour N, Papathanos PA, Peery AN, Povelones M, Prakash A, Price DP, Rajaraman A, Reimer LJ, Rinker DC, Rokas A, Russell TL, Sagnon N, Sharakhova MV, Shea T, Simão FA, Simard F, Slotman MA, Somboon P, Stegniy V, Struchiner CJ, Thomas GW, Tojo M, Topalis P, Tubio JM, Unger MF, Vontas J, Walton C, Wilding CS, Willis JH, Wu YC, Yan G, Zdobnov EM, Zhou X, Catteruccia F, Christophides GK, Collins FH, Cornman RS, Crisanti A, Donnelly MJ, Emrich SJ, Fontaine MC, Gelbart W, Hahn MW, Hansen IA, Howell PI, Kafatos FC, Kellis M, Lawson D, Louis C, Luckhart S, Muskavitch MA, Ribeiro JM, Riehle MA, Sharakhov IV, Tu Z, Zwiebel LJ, Besansky NJ. Mosquito genomics. Highly evolvable malaria vectors: the genomes of 16 Anopheles mosquitoes. Science. 2015 Jan 02; 347(6217):1258522. PMID: 25554792.
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    5. Fontaine MC, Pease JB, Steele A, Waterhouse RM, Neafsey DE, Sharakhov IV, Jiang X, Hall AB, Catteruccia F, Kakani E, Mitchell SN, Wu YC, Smith HA, Love RR, Lawniczak MK, Slotman MA, Emrich SJ, Hahn MW, Besansky NJ. Mosquito genomics. Extensive introgression in a malaria vector species complex revealed by phylogenomics. Science. 2015 Jan 02; 347(6217):1258524. PMID: 25431491.
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    6. Besansky NJ. Malaria: How vector mosquitoes beat the heat. Nature. 2014 Dec 18; 516(7531):334-6. PMID: 25470053.
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    7. Cassone BJ, Kamdem C, Cheng C, Tan JC, Hahn MW, Costantini C, Besansky NJ. Gene expression divergence between malaria vector sibling species Anopheles gambiae and An. coluzzii from rural and urban Yaoundé Cameroon. Mol Ecol. 2014 May; 23(9):2242-59. PMID: 24673723.
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    8. Reidenbach KR, Cheng C, Liu F, Liu C, Besansky NJ, Syed Z. Cuticular differences associated with aridity acclimation in African malaria vectors carrying alternative arrangements of inversion 2La. Parasit Vectors. 2014 Apr 10; 7:176. PMID: 24721548.
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    9. Guelbeogo WM, Sagnon N, Liu F, Besansky NJ, Costantini C. Behavioural divergence of sympatric Anopheles funestus populations in Burkina Faso. Malar J. 2014 Feb 24; 13:65. PMID: 24559382.
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    10. Powell JR, Besansky NJ, della Torre A, Petrarca V. Mario Coluzzi (1938-2012). Malar J. 2014 Jan 22; 13:10. PMID: 24498979.
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    11. Harbach RE, Besansky NJ. Mosquitoes. Curr Biol. 2014 Jan 06; 24(1):R14-R15. PMID: 24405668.
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    12. White BJ, Kundert PN, Turissini DA, Van Ekeris L, Linser PJ, Besansky NJ. Dose and developmental responses of Anopheles merus larvae to salinity. J Exp Biol. 2013 Sep 15; 216(Pt 18):3433-41. PMID: 23966587.
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    13. Neafsey DE, Christophides GK, Collins FH, Emrich SJ, Fontaine MC, Gelbart W, Hahn MW, Howell PI, Kafatos FC, Lawson D, Muskavitch MA, Waterhouse RM, Williams LJ, Besansky NJ. The evolution of the Anopheles 16 genomes project. G3 (Bethesda). 2013 Jul 08; 3(7):1191-4. PMID: 23708298.
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    14. Tene Fossog B, Antonio-Nkondjio C, Kengne P, Njiokou F, Besansky NJ, Costantini C. Physiological correlates of ecological divergence along an urbanization gradient: differential tolerance to ammonia among molecular forms of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. BMC Ecol. 2013 Jan 07; 13:1. PMID: 23294940.
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    15. Coetzee M, Hunt RH, Wilkerson R, Della Torre A, Coulibaly MB, Besansky NJ. Anopheles coluzzii and Anopheles amharicus, new members of the Anopheles gambiae complex. Zootaxa. 2013; 3619:246-74. PMID: 26131476.
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    16. Kamdem C, Tene Fossog B, Simard F, Etouna J, Ndo C, Kengne P, Boussès P, Etoa FX, Awono-Ambene P, Fontenille D, Antonio-Nkondjio C, Besansky NJ, Costantini C. Anthropogenic habitat disturbance and ecological divergence between incipient species of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. PLoS One. 2012; 7(6):e39453. PMID: 22745756.
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    17. Fouet C, Gray E, Besansky NJ, Costantini C. Adaptation to aridity in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae: chromosomal inversion polymorphism and body size influence resistance to desiccation. PLoS One. 2012; 7(4):e34841. PMID: 22514674.
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    18. Kamdem C, Fouet C, Etouna J, Etoa FX, Simard F, Besansky NJ, Costantini C. Spatially explicit analyses of anopheline mosquitoes indoor resting density: implications for malaria control. PLoS One. 2012; 7(2):e31843. PMID: 22348131.
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    19. Hahn MW, White BJ, Muir CD, Besansky NJ. No evidence for biased co-transmission of speciation islands in Anopheles gambiae. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2012 Feb 05; 367(1587):374-84. PMID: 22201167.
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    20. Reidenbach KR, Neafsey DE, Costantini C, Sagnon N, Simard F, Ragland GJ, Egan SP, Feder JL, Muskavitch MA, Besansky NJ. Patterns of genomic differentiation between ecologically differentiated M and S forms of Anopheles gambiae in West and Central Africa. Genome Biol Evol. 2012; 4(12):1202-12. PMID: 23132896.
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    21. Cheng C, White BJ, Kamdem C, Mockaitis K, Costantini C, Hahn MW, Besansky NJ. Ecological genomics of Anopheles gambiae along a latitudinal cline: a population-resequencing approach. Genetics. 2012 Apr; 190(4):1417-32. PMID: 22209907.
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    22. Cassone BJ, Molloy MJ, Cheng C, Tan JC, Hahn MW, Besansky NJ. Divergent transcriptional response to thermal stress by Anopheles gambiae larvae carrying alternative arrangements of inversion 2La. Mol Ecol. 2011 Jun; 20(12):2567-80. PMID: 21535279.
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    23. Caputo B, Santolamazza F, Vicente JL, Nwakanma DC, Jawara M, Palsson K, Jaenson T, White BJ, Mancini E, Petrarca V, Conway DJ, Besansky NJ, Pinto J, della Torre A. The "far-west" of Anopheles gambiae molecular forms. PLoS One. 2011 Feb 15; 6(2):e16415. PMID: 21347223.
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    24. Tubio JM, Tojo M, Bassaganyas L, Escaramis G, Sharakhov IV, Sharakhova MV, Tornador C, Unger MF, Naveira H, Costas J, Besansky NJ. Evolutionary dynamics of the Ty3/gypsy LTR retrotransposons in the genome of Anopheles gambiae. PLoS One. 2011 Jan 24; 6(1):e16328. PMID: 21283637.
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    25. White BJ, Lawniczak MK, Cheng C, Coulibaly MB, Wilson MD, Sagnon N, Costantini C, Simard F, Christophides GK, Besansky NJ. Adaptive divergence between incipient species of Anopheles gambiae increases resistance to Plasmodium. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jan 04; 108(1):244-9. PMID: 21173248.
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    26. Lobo NF, Sangaré DM, Regier AA, Reidenbach KR, Bretz DA, Sharakhova MV, Emrich SJ, Traore SF, Costantini C, Besansky NJ, Collins FH. Breakpoint structure of the Anopheles gambiae 2Rb chromosomal inversion. Malar J. 2010 Oct 25; 9:293. PMID: 20974007.
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    27. Neafsey DE, Lawniczak MKN, Park DJ, Redmond SN, Coulibaly MB, Traoré SF, Sagnon N, Costantini C, Johnson C, Wiegand RC, Collins FH, Lander ES, Wirth DF, Kafatos FC, Besansky NJ, Christophides GK, Muskavitch MAT. SNP genotyping defines complex gene-flow boundaries among African malaria vector mosquitoes. Science. 2010 Oct 22; 330(6003):514-517. PMID: 20966254.
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    28. Lawniczak MK, Emrich SJ, Holloway AK, Regier AP, Olson M, White B, Redmond S, Fulton L, Appelbaum E, Godfrey J, Farmer C, Chinwalla A, Yang SP, Minx P, Nelson J, Kyung K, Walenz BP, Garcia-Hernandez E, Aguiar M, Viswanathan LD, Rogers YH, Strausberg RL, Saski CA, Lawson D, Collins FH, Kafatos FC, Christophides GK, Clifton SW, Kirkness EF, Besansky NJ. Widespread divergence between incipient Anopheles gambiae species revealed by whole genome sequences. Science. 2010 Oct 22; 330(6003):512-4. PMID: 20966253.
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    29. White BJ, Cheng C, Simard F, Costantini C, Besansky NJ. Genetic association of physically unlinked islands of genomic divergence in incipient species of Anopheles gambiae. Mol Ecol. 2010 Mar; 19(5):925-39. PMID: 20149091.
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    30. Reidenbach KR, Cook S, Bertone MA, Harbach RE, Wiegmann BM, Besansky NJ. Phylogenetic analysis and temporal diversification of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) based on nuclear genes and morphology. BMC Evol Biol. 2009 Dec 22; 9:298. PMID: 20028549.
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    31. Serazin AC, Dana AN, Hillenmeyer ME, Lobo NF, Coulibaly MB, Willard MB, Harker BW, Sharakhov IV, Collins FH, Ribeiro JM, Besansky NJ. Comparative analysis of the global transcriptome of Anopheles funestus from Mali, West Africa. PLoS One. 2009 Nov 19; 4(11):e7976. PMID: 19936243.
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    32. Guelbeogo WM, Sagnon N, Grushko O, Yameogo MA, Boccolini D, Besansky NJ, Costantini C. Seasonal distribution of Anopheles funestus chromosomal forms from Burkina Faso. Malar J. 2009 Oct 26; 8:239. PMID: 19857258.
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    33. Gray EM, Rocca KA, Costantini C, Besansky NJ. Inversion 2La is associated with enhanced desiccation resistance in Anopheles gambiae. Malar J. 2009 Sep 21; 8:215. PMID: 19772577.
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    34. White BJ, Cheng C, Sangaré D, Lobo NF, Collins FH, Besansky NJ. The population genomics of trans-specific inversion polymorphisms in Anopheles gambiae. Genetics. 2009 Sep; 183(1):275-88. PMID: 19581444.
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    35. Rocca KA, Gray EM, Costantini C, Besansky NJ. 2La chromosomal inversion enhances thermal tolerance of Anopheles gambiae larvae. Malar J. 2009 Jul 02; 8:147. PMID: 19573238.
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    36. Simard F, Ayala D, Kamdem GC, Pombi M, Etouna J, Ose K, Fotsing JM, Fontenille D, Besansky NJ, Costantini C. Ecological niche partitioning between Anopheles gambiae molecular forms in Cameroon: the ecological side of speciation. BMC Ecol. 2009 May 21; 9:17. PMID: 19460146.
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    37. Costantini C, Ayala D, Guelbeogo WM, Pombi M, Some CY, Bassole IH, Ose K, Fotsing JM, Sagnon N, Fontenille D, Besansky NJ, Simard F. Living at the edge: biogeographic patterns of habitat segregation conform to speciation by niche expansion in Anopheles gambiae. BMC Ecol. 2009 May 21; 9:16. PMID: 19460144.
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    38. Lawson D, Arensburger P, Atkinson P, Besansky NJ, Bruggner RV, Butler R, Campbell KS, Christophides GK, Christley S, Dialynas E, Hammond M, Hill CA, Konopinski N, Lobo NF, MacCallum RM, Madey G, Megy K, Meyer J, Redmond S, Severson DW, Stinson EO, Topalis P, Birney E, Gelbart WM, Kafatos FC, Louis C, Collins FH. VectorBase: a data resource for invertebrate vector genomics. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 Jan; 37(Database issue):D583-7. PMID: 19028744.
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    39. Pombi M, Caputo B, Simard F, Di Deco MA, Coluzzi M, della Torre A, Costantini C, Besansky NJ, Petrarca V. Chromosomal plasticity and evolutionary potential in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto: insights from three decades of rare paracentric inversions. BMC Evol Biol. 2008 Nov 10; 8:309. PMID: 19000304.
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    40. Cassone BJ, Mouline K, Hahn MW, White BJ, Pombi M, Simard F, Costantini C, Besansky NJ. Differential gene expression in incipient species of Anopheles gambiae. Mol Ecol. 2008 May; 17(10):2491-504. PMID: 18430144.
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    41. Manoukis NC, Powell JR, Touré MB, Sacko A, Edillo FE, Coulibaly MB, Traoré SF, Taylor CE, Besansky NJ. A test of the chromosomal theory of ecotypic speciation in Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Feb 26; 105(8):2940-5. PMID: 18287019.
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    42. White BJ, Hahn MW, Pombi M, Cassone BJ, Lobo NF, Simard F, Besansky NJ. Localization of candidate regions maintaining a common polymorphic inversion (2La) in Anopheles gambiae. PLoS Genet. 2007 Dec; 3(12):e217. PMID: 18069896.
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    43. Stump AD, Pombi M, Goeddel L, Ribeiro JM, Wilder JA, della Torre A, Besansky NJ. Genetic exchange in 2La inversion heterokaryotypes of Anopheles gambiae. Insect Mol Biol. 2007 Dec; 16(6):703-9. PMID: 18092999.
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    44. Coulibaly MB, Pombi M, Caputo B, Nwakanma D, Jawara M, Konate L, Dia I, Fofana A, Kern M, Simard F, Conway DJ, Petrarca V, della Torre A, Traoré S, Besansky NJ. PCR-based karyotyping of Anopheles gambiae inversion 2Rj identifies the BAMAKO chromosomal form. Malar J. 2007 Oct 01; 6:133. PMID: 17908310.
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    45. Coulibaly MB, Lobo NF, Fitzpatrick MC, Kern M, Grushko O, Thaner DV, Traoré SF, Collins FH, Besansky NJ. Segmental duplication implicated in the genesis of inversion 2Rj of Anopheles gambiae. PLoS One. 2007 Sep 05; 2(9):e849. PMID: 17786220.
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    46. White BJ, Santolamazza F, Kamau L, Pombi M, Grushko O, Mouline K, Brengues C, Guelbeogo W, Coulibaly M, Kayondo JK, Sharakhov I, Simard F, Petrarca V, Della Torre A, Besansky NJ. Molecular karyotyping of the 2La inversion in Anopheles gambiae. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Feb; 76(2):334-9. PMID: 17297045.
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    47. Simard F, Licht M, Besansky NJ, Lehmann T. Polymorphism at the defensin gene in the Anopheles gambiae complex: testing different selection hypotheses. Infect Genet Evol. 2007 Mar; 7(2):285-92. PMID: 17161659.
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    48. Lawson D, Arensburger P, Atkinson P, Besansky NJ, Bruggner RV, Butler R, Campbell KS, Christophides GK, Christley S, Dialynas E, Emmert D, Hammond M, Hill CA, Kennedy RC, Lobo NF, MacCallum MR, Madey G, Megy K, Redmond S, Russo S, Severson DW, Stinson EO, Topalis P, Zdobnov EM, Birney E, Gelbart WM, Kafatos FC, Louis C, Collins FH. VectorBase: a home for invertebrate vectors of human pathogens. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007 Jan; 35(Database issue):D503-5. PMID: 17145709.
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    49. Michel AP, Grushko O, Guelbeogo WM, Sagnon N, Costantini C, Besansky NJ. Effective population size of Anopheles funestus chromosomal forms in Burkina Faso. Malar J. 2006 Nov 24; 5:115. PMID: 17125511.
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    50. Pombi M, Stump AD, Della Torre A, Besansky NJ. Variation in recombination rate across the X chromosome of Anopheles gambiae. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2006 Nov; 75(5):901-3. PMID: 17123984.
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    51. Michel AP, Grushko O, Guelbeogo WM, Lobo NF, Sagnon N, Costantini C, Besansky NJ. Divergence with gene flow in Anopheles funestus from the Sudan Savanna of Burkina Faso, West Africa. Genetics. 2006 Jul; 173(3):1389-95. PMID: 16648581.
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    52. Sharakhov IV, White BJ, Sharakhova MV, Kayondo J, Lobo NF, Santolamazza F, Della Torre A, Simard F, Collins FH, Besansky NJ. Breakpoint structure reveals the unique origin of an interspecific chromosomal inversion (2La) in the Anopheles gambiae complex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Apr 18; 103(16):6258-62. PMID: 16606844.
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    53. Besansky NJ, Collins FH, Townson H. A species-specific PCR for the identification of the malaria vector Anopheles bwambae. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2006 Apr; 100(3):277-80. PMID: 16630385.
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    54. Krzywinski J, Chrystal MA, Besansky NJ. Gene finding on the Y: fruitful strategy in Drosophila does not deliver in Anopheles. Genetica. 2006 Mar; 126(3):369-75. PMID: 16636930.
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    55. Krzywinski J, Grushko OG, Besansky NJ. Analysis of the complete mitochondrial DNA from Anopheles funestus: an improved dipteran mitochondrial genome annotation and a temporal dimension of mosquito evolution. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2006 May; 39(2):417-23. PMID: 16473530.
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    56. Kayondo JK, Mukwaya LG, Stump A, Michel AP, Coulibaly MB, Besansky NJ, Collins FH. Genetic structure of Anopheles gambiae populations on islands in northwestern Lake Victoria, Uganda. Malar J. 2005 Dec 09; 4:59. PMID: 16336684.
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    57. Guelbeogo WM, Grushko O, Boccolini D, Ouédraogo PA, Besansky NJ, Sagnon NF, Costantini C. Chromosomal evidence of incipient speciation in the Afrotropical malaria mosquito Anopheles funestus. Med Vet Entomol. 2005 Dec; 19(4):458-69. PMID: 16336311.
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    58. Michel AP, Ingrasci MJ, Schemerhorn BJ, Kern M, Le Goff G, Coetzee M, Elissa N, Fontenille D, Vulule J, Lehmann T, Sagnon N, Costantini C, Besansky NJ. Rangewide population genetic structure of the African malaria vector Anopheles funestus. Mol Ecol. 2005 Dec; 14(14):4235-48. PMID: 16313589.
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    59. Stump AD, Fitzpatrick MC, Lobo NF, Traoré S, Sagnon N, Costantini C, Collins FH, Besansky NJ. Centromere-proximal differentiation and speciation in Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Nov 01; 102(44):15930-5. PMID: 16247019.
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    60. Wondji CS, Hunt RH, Pignatelli P, Steen K, Coetzee M, Besansky N, Lobo N, Collins FH, Hemingway J, Ranson H. An integrated genetic and physical map for the malaria vector Anopheles funestus. Genetics. 2005 Dec; 171(4):1779-87. PMID: 16143619.
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    61. Barnes MJ, Lobo NF, Coulibaly MB, Sagnon NF, Costantini C, Besansky NJ. SINE insertion polymorphism on the X chromosome differentiates Anopheles gambiae molecular forms. Insect Mol Biol. 2005 Aug; 14(4):353-63. PMID: 16033429.
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    62. Michel AP, Guelbeogo WM, Grushko O, Schemerhorn BJ, Kern M, Willard MB, Sagnon N, Costantini C, Besansky NJ. Molecular differentiation between chromosomally defined incipient species of Anopheles funestus. Insect Mol Biol. 2005 Aug; 14(4):375-87. PMID: 16033431.
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    63. Stump AD, Shoener JA, Costantini C, Sagnon N, Besansky NJ. Sex-linked differentiation between incipient species of Anopheles gambiae. Genetics. 2005 Mar; 169(3):1509-19. PMID: 15654109.
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    64. Krzywinski J, Sangaré D, Besansky NJ. Satellite DNA from the Y chromosome of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Genetics. 2005 Jan; 169(1):185-96. PMID: 15466420.
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    65. Besansky NJ, Hill CA, Costantini C. No accounting for taste: host preference in malaria vectors. Trends Parasitol. 2004 Jun; 20(6):249-51. PMID: 15147668.
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    66. Stump AD, Atieli FK, Vulule JM, Besansky NJ. Dynamics of the pyrethroid knockdown resistance allele in western Kenyan populations of Anopheles gambiae in response to insecticide-treated bed net trials. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Jun; 70(6):591-6. PMID: 15210997.
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    67. Krzywinski J, Nusskern DR, Kern MK, Besansky NJ. Isolation and characterization of Y chromosome sequences from the African malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Genetics. 2004 Mar; 166(3):1291-302. PMID: 15082548.
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    68. Donnelly MJ, Pinto J, Girod R, Besansky NJ, Lehmann T. Revisiting the role of introgression vs shared ancestral polymorphisms as key processes shaping genetic diversity in the recently separated sibling species of the Anopheles gambiae complex. Heredity (Edinb). 2004 Feb; 92(2):61-8. PMID: 14666125.
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    69. Sharakhov I, Braginets O, Grushko O, Cohuet A, Guelbeogo WM, Boccolini D, Weill M, Costantini C, Sagnon N, Fontenille D, Yan G, Besansky NJ. A microsatellite map of the African human malaria vector Anopheles funestus. J Hered. 2004 Jan-Feb; 95(1):29-34. PMID: 14757727.
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    70. Besansky NJ, Severson DW, Ferdig MT. DNA barcoding of parasites and invertebrate disease vectors: what you don't know can hurt you. Trends Parasitol. 2003 Dec; 19(12):545-6. PMID: 14642760.
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    71. Besansky NJ, Krzywinski J, Lehmann T, Simard F, Kern M, Mukabayire O, Fontenille D, Touré Y, Sagnon N. Semipermeable species boundaries between Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles arabiensis: evidence from multilocus DNA sequence variation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Sep 16; 100(19):10818-23. PMID: 12947038.
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    72. Sharakhov IV, Serazin AC, Grushko OG, Dana A, Lobo N, Hillenmeyer ME, Westerman R, Romero-Severson J, Costantini C, Sagnon N, Collins FH, Besansky NJ. Inversions and gene order shuffling in Anopheles gambiae and A. funestus. Science. 2002 Oct 04; 298(5591):182-5. PMID: 12364797.
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    73. della Torre A, Costantini C, Besansky NJ, Caccone A, Petrarca V, Powell JR, Coluzzi M. Speciation within Anopheles gambiae--the glass is half full. Science. 2002 Oct 04; 298(5591):115-7. PMID: 12364784.
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    74. Krzywinski J, Besansky NJ. Molecular systematics of Anopheles: from subgenera to subpopulations. Annu Rev Entomol. 2003; 48:111-39. PMID: 12208816.
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    75. Krzywinski J, Besansky NJ. Frequent intron loss in the white gene: a cautionary tale for phylogeneticists. Mol Biol Evol. 2002 Mar; 19(3):362-6. PMID: 11861897.
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    76. Krzywinski J, Besansky NJ. Bloodthirsty hitchhikers? Science. 2002 Feb 08; 295(5557):973. PMID: 11837278.
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    77. Rohr CJ, Ranson H, Wang X, Besansky NJ. Structure and evolution of mtanga, a retrotransposon actively expressed on the Y chromosome of the African malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Mol Biol Evol. 2002 Feb; 19(2):149-62. PMID: 11801743.
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    78. Krzywinski J, Wilkerson RC, Besansky NJ. Toward understanding Anophelinae (Diptera, Culicidae) phylogeny: insights from nuclear single-copy genes and the weight of evidence. Syst Biol. 2001 Aug; 50(4):540-56. PMID: 12116652.
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    79. Krzywinski J, Wilkerson RC, Besansky NJ. Evolution of mitochondrial and ribosomal gene sequences in anophelinae (Diptera: Culicidae): implications for phylogeny reconstruction. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2001 Mar; 18(3):479-87. PMID: 11277639.
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    80. Mukabayire O, Caridi J, Wang X, Touré YT, Coluzzi M, Besansky NJ. Patterns of DNA sequence variation in chromosomally recognized taxa of Anopheles gambiae: evidence from rDNA and single-copy loci. Insect Mol Biol. 2001 Feb; 10(1):33-46. PMID: 11240635.
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    81. Hackett BJ, Gimnig J, Guelbeogo W, Costantini C, Koekemoer LL, Coetzee M, Collins FH, Besansky NJ. Ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer (ITS2) sequences differentiate Anopheles funestus and An. rivulorum, and uncover a cryptic taxon. Insect Mol Biol. 2000 Aug; 9(4):369-74. PMID: 10971714.
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    94. Matsubara T, Beeman RW, Shike H, Besansky NJ, Mukabayire O, Higgs S, James AA, Burns JC. Pantropic retroviral vectors integrate and express in cells of the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Jun 11; 93(12):6181-5. PMID: 8650240.
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    103. Kitamura K, Besansky NJ, Rudolph D, Nutman TB, Folks TM, Lal RB. Unintegrated two-long terminal repeat circular human T lymphotropic virus DNA accumulation during chronic HTLV infection. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 1993 Nov; 9(11):1167-72. PMID: 8312058.
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    104. Besansky NJ. Codon usage patterns in chromosomal and retrotransposon genes of the mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Insect Mol Biol. 1993; 1(4):171-8. PMID: 8269095.
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    105. Besansky NJ, Paskewitz SM, Hamm DM, Collins FH. Distinct families of site-specific retrotransposons occupy identical positions in the rRNA genes of Anopheles gambiae. Mol Cell Biol. 1992 Nov; 12(11):5102-10. PMID: 1328871.
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    108. Besansky NJ, Finnerty V, Collins FH. Molecular perspectives on the genetics of mosquitoes. Adv Genet. 1992; 30:123-84. PMID: 1360745.
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