Engineering the Composition and Fate of Wild Populations with Gene Drive.

@article{Hay2020EngineeringTC,
  title={Engineering the Composition and Fate of Wild Populations with Gene Drive.},
  author={Bruce A. Hay and Georg Oberhofer and Ming Guo},
  journal={Annual review of entomology},
  year={2020}
}
Insects play important roles as predators, prey, pollinators, recyclers, hosts, parasitoids, and sources of economically important products. They can also destroy crops; wound animals; and serve as vectors for plant, animal, and human diseases. Gene drive-a process by which genes, gene complexes, or chromosomes encoding specific traits are made to spread through wild populations, even if these traits result in a fitness cost to carriers-provides new opportunities for altering populations to… 

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