Malaria control with genetically manipulated insect vectors

Alphey, L; Beard, CB; Billingsley, P; Coetzee, M; Crisanti, A; Curtis, C; Eggleston, P; Godfray, C; Hemingway, J; Jacobs-Lorena, M; James, AA; Kafatos, FC; Mukwaya, LG; Paton, M; Powell, JR; Schneider, W; Scott, TW; Sina, B; Sinden, R; Sinkins, S; Spielman, A; Toure, Y; Collins, FH; (2002) Malaria control with genetically manipulated insect vectors. Science (New York, NY), 298 (5591). pp. 119-121. ISSN 0036-8075 DOI:

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At a recent workshop, experts discussed the benefits, risks, and research priorities associated with using genetically manipulated insects in the control of vector-borne diseases.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Anopheles-gambiae, aedes-aegypti, transformation, Animal, Animals, Genetically Modified, Anopheles, genetics, parasitology, physiology, Clinical Trials, Ecology, Evaluation Studies, Genes, Insect, Genetic Engineering, Genetics, Population, Human, Insect Vectors, genetics, parasitology, physiology, Malaria, prevention & control, transmission, Pest Control, Biological, Plasmodium, physiology, Public Health, Public Opinion, Transformation, Genetic
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Disease Control
Research Centre: Malaria Centre
PubMed ID: 12364786
Web of Science ID: 178370500043


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