A natural gene drive system influences bovine tuberculosis susceptibility in African buffalo: Possible implications for disease managementP. van Hooft, W. M. Getz, B. J. Greyling and A. D. S. Bastos, PLoS One, 14:e0221168. 2019.
Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is endemic to the African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) of Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park (HiP) and Kruger National Park, South Africa. In HiP, the disease has been actively managed since 1999 through a test-and-cull procedure targeting BTB-positive buffalo. Prior ...
Keywords: animals, buffalo, gene drive ecology, gene drive evolution, gene drive genetics, gene drive natural, meiotic drive