Crisanti, Andrea,

CRISPR-based suppression drives for vector control [electronic resource] / Andrea Crisanti. - London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2021. - 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (46 min.) : color, sound). - Gene-drives and active genetics, 2056-452X Periodic reports : advances in clinical interventions and research platforms, 2056-452X . - Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Gene-drives and active genetics. Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Periodic reports. .

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Contents: The malaria problem and the mosquito vector -- Spreading a genetic modification in a population -- The molecular mechanism of gene drive -- Gene drive for population control -- Efficiency of CRISPR-based gene drives -- Gene drive disruption of mosquito fertility genes -- Targeting the doublesex gene leading to population suppression without development of resistance.

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5032 Henry Stewart Talks

Mosquitoes--Genetic engineering.
Vector control.
Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats.
CRISPR-Cas Systems--genetics.
Gene Drive Technology.
Gene Targeting.
Mosquito Control--methods.
Mosquito Vectors.
Population Control.
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