Engineering reciprocal chromosomal translocations to control the fate of populations [electronic resource] / Omar S. Akbari.Material type: FilmSeries: Henry Stewart talksBiomedical & life sciences collection. Gene-drives and active genetics: Publisher: London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2018Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (28 min.) : color, sound)Subject(s): Biological models | Dengue -- Prevention | Insects -- Genetic engineering | Malaria -- Prevention | Mosquitoes -- Control | Mosquitoes -- Genetic engineering | Population genetics | Animals, Genetically Modified | Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats | CRISPR-Cas Systems -- genetics | Culicidae -- genetics | Gene Drive Technology | Genetics, Population | Models, Genetic | Mosquito Control -- methods | Mosquito Vectors -- genetics | Population Dynamics | Transgenes -- genetics | Translocation, GeneticOnline resources: Click here to access online | Series
Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration.
Title from title frames.
Contents: Why mosquito-borne diseases are so deadly -- Commonly used practices for mosquito control -- Engineering mosquitoes to resist infection -- Gene drive systems -- Genetic outcrossing -- Engineering translocations & use of CRISPR -- Inserting pathogen resistance genes -- Replacing the wild population.
Access restricted to subscribers.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.