Maryam Rastegar

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Introduction Klebsiella pneumoniae is an opportunistic pathogen that causes a significant proportion of community and hospital acquired infections including urinary tract, pneumonia, septicemia and soft tissue infections (1). Extended-spectrum ß-lactam antibiotics have been widely used for treatment of serious Gram-negative infections since the 1980s.(More)
With the increasing availability of aphid genomic data, it is necessary to develop robust functional validation methods to evaluate the role of specific aphid genes. This work represents the first study in which five different techniques, all based on RNA interference and on oral acquisition of double-stranded RNA (dsRNA), were developed to silence two(More)
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