CRISPR-based suppression drives for vector control [electronic resource] / Andrea Crisanti.Material type: FilmSeries: Henry Stewart talksBiomedical & life sciences collection. Gene-drives and active genetics: ; Henry Stewart talksBiomedical & life sciences collection. Periodic reports: Publisher: London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2021Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (46 min.) : color, sound)Subject(s): Malaria -- Prevention | Mosquitoes -- Control | Mosquitoes -- Genetic engineering | Vector control | Anopheles -- genetics | Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats | CRISPR-Cas Systems -- genetics | Gene Drive Technology | Gene Targeting | Malaria -- transmission | Mosquito Control -- methods | Mosquito Vectors | Population ControlOnline resources: Click here to access online | Series (Gene-drives and active genetics) | Series (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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