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paratransgenesis

Self-limiting paratransgenesis

August 19, 2020 - 16:01 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Huang W, Wang S, Jacobs-Lorena M
Reference: 
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 Aug 18;14(8):e0008542

Presently, the principal tools to combat malaria are restricted to killing the parasite in infected people and killing the mosquito vector to thwart transmission. While successful, these approaches are losing effectiveness in view of parasite resistance to drugs and mosquito resistance to insecticides. Clearly, new approaches to fight this deadly disease need to be developed.

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