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Open Access | Blocking of Plasmodium transmission by cooperative action of Cecropin A and Defensin A in transgenic Aedes aegypti mosquitoes

April 19, 2010 - 13:06 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
V Kokoza, A Ahmed, S Woon Shin, N Okafor, Z Zou, AS Raikhel
Reference: 
PNAS April 13, 2010, 107 (15)

To overcome burden of mosquito-borne diseases, multiple control strategies are needed. Population replacement with genetically modified mosquitoes carrying antipathogen effector genes is one of the possible approaches for controlling disease transmission.

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