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Mosquito Seeker / LAMP

Mosquito Seeker
Mosquito Seeker

Researchers discovered a receptor that mosquitoes use to detect both carbon dioxide and skin odor, and they identified compounds that interact with the receptor. Also, Mosquitoes have a habit of driving light, therefore, we show a targeting a air convection detector which can provide a foundation for understanding mosquito host-seeking behavior that are potentially safe, pleasant, and affordable for use in a new generation of mosquito control strategies worldwide.

University

Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Tainan, Taiwan

Jyun-Sheng Wu,
Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology

PENG-JYUN,GAO,
Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology

HSIN-YI,LIN,
Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology

JIA-YAN,CAI,
Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology