Towards genetic manipulation of wild mosquito populations to combat malaria: advances and challenges

  title={Towards genetic manipulation of wild mosquito populations to combat malaria: advances and challenges},
  author={M. Riehle and Prakash Srinivasan and C. Moreira and M. Jacobs-Lorena},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
  pages={3809 - 3816}
  • M. Riehle, Prakash Srinivasan, +1 author M. Jacobs-Lorena
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Experimental Biology
  • SUMMARY Malaria kills millions of people every year, yet there has been little progress in controlling this disease. For transmission to occur, the malaria parasite has to complete a complex developmental cycle in the mosquito. The mosquito is therefore a potential weak link in malaria transmission, and generating mosquito populations that are refractory to the parasite is a potential means of controlling the disease. There has been considerable progress over the last decade towards developing… CONTINUE READING
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