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Title Transgenesis and the management of vector-borne disease / edited by Serap Aksoy
Published New York : Springer Science+Business Media, [2008]
©2008

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Description xviii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; v. 627
Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; v. 627
Contents Perspectives on the state of insect transgenics / David A. O'Brochta and Alfred M. Handler -- Alphavirus transducing systems / Brian D. Foy and Ken E. Olson -- Paratransgenesis applied for control of tsetse transmitted sleeping sickness / Serap Aksoy, Brian Weiss, and Geoffrey Attardo -- Bacteria of the genus Asaia: a potential paratransgenic weapon against malaria / Guido Favia ... [et al.] -- Proposed uses of transposons in insect and medical biotechnology / Peter W. Atkinson -- The yin and yang of linkage disequilibrium: mapping of genes and nucleotides -- Conferring insecticide resistance in insect disease vectors / William C. Black IV ... [et al.] -- Impact of technological improvements on traditional control strategies / Mark Q. Benedict and Alan S. Robinson -- Insect population suppression using engineered insects / Luke Alphey ... [et al.] -- Wolbachia-based technologies for insect pest population control / Kostas Bourtzis -- Using predictive models to optimize wolbachia-based strategies for vector-borne disease control / Jason L. Rasgon -- Modifying insect population age structure to control vector-borne disease / Peter E. Cook, Conor J. McMeniman, and Scott L. O'Neill -- Technological advances to enhance agricultural pest management / Thomas A. Miller, Carol R. Lauzon, and David J. Lampe -- Applications of mosquito ecology for successful insect transgenesis-based disease prevention programs / Thomas W. Scott ... [et al.]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Insects as carriers of disease.
Vector control -- Biological control.
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Transgenic animals.
Communicable Disease Control -- methods.
Communicable Diseases -- transmission.
Gene Transfer Techniques.
Insect Vectors -- genetics.
Author Aksoy, Serap.
LC no. 2008001892
ISBN 9780387782249
0387782249