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Research Article

A Simple Colorimetric Assay for Specific Detection of Glutathione-S Transferase Activity Associated with DDT Resistance in Mosquitoes

  • Evangelia Morou equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Evangelia Morou, Andrew J. Dowd

    Affiliations: Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Department of Biology, University of Crete, Heraklio, Greece

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  • Andrew J. Dowd equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Evangelia Morou, Andrew J. Dowd

    Affiliation: Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Shavanti Rajatileka,

    Affiliation: Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Andrew Steven,

    Affiliation: Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Janet Hemingway,

    Affiliation: Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Hilary Ranson,

    Affiliation: Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Mark Paine mail,

    M.J.Paine@liverpool.ac.uk (MP); vontas@imbb.forth.gr (JV)

    Affiliation: Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • John Vontas mail

    M.J.Paine@liverpool.ac.uk (MP); vontas@imbb.forth.gr (JV)

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Crete, Heraklio, Greece

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  • Published: August 31, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000808

About the Authors

Evangelia Morou, Andrew J. Dowd, Shavanti Rajatileka, Andrew Steven, Janet Hemingway, Hilary Ranson, Mark Paine
Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Evangelia Morou, John Vontas
Department of Biology, University of Crete, Heraklio, Greece

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MP JV. Performed the experiments: EM AJD SR. Analyzed the data: EM AJD JV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AS JH HR. Wrote the paper: HR MP JV.