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You often kiss mosquitoes?

Jun 27th 2014 at 2:44 AM

Mosquitoes choose which person will be attacked, every tenth them particularly attractive, says Professor Jerry Butler from the University of Florida

. Mosquitoes do not feed on blood, but the blood of human females needed for egg development. Each blood is just not good enough.
What attracts mosquitoes?

In 85% of cases, scientists have discovered that the responsible genetic predisposition mosquitoes, others are responsible compounds that are excreted through our skin.

These compounds is more than 400 and should be explored for some while already knows that mosquitoes are attracted to. •

Mosquitoes are attracted higher concentration of steroid hormones and cholesterol. • Higher levels of uric acid and other acids on the skin, mosquitoes are attracted also by the distance fifty meters. •

The higher the concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2), the gas exhaled, also attracts mosquitoes. People who excrete more carbon dioxide pregnant women

, adults and physically active people. Next time you want to spend an evening outdoors and you want to avoid mosquito kisses, consider a chair and not on sports activities.

Your movement, sweat and increased concentration of carbon dioxide in exhaled breath, mosquitoes will surely retrieved and scratching can begin.

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