Can CRISPR-Cas9 gene drives curb malaria?

@article{Alphey2016CanCG,
  title={Can CRISPR-Cas9 gene drives curb malaria?},
  author={Luke S. Alphey},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
  year={2016},
  volume={34},
  pages={149-150}
}
149 Luke Alphey is at The Pirbright Institute, Ash Road, Woking, UK, and the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. e-mail: luke.alphey@pirbright.ac.uk years, at which point >80% of females would be sterile; this would be followed by further spread and the theoretical possibility of species extinction7,8. In contrast, Gantz et al.3 focused on the malaria-resistance trait. The pathogens that cause malaria, dengue and other mosquitoborne diseases have little negative impact on… CONTINUE READING
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