Genetic Manipulation of Ticks: A Paradigm Shift in Tick and Tick-Borne Diseases ResearchA. Nuss, A. Sharma and M. Gulia-Nuss, Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 11:7. 2021.
Ticks are obligate hematophagous arthropods that are distributed worldwide and are one of the most important vectors of pathogens affecting humans and animals. Despite the growing burden of tick-borne diseases, research on ticks has lagged behind other arthropod vectors, such as ...
Keywords: Cas 9, CRISPR, embryo-injection, gene editing, genetically modified ticks, germ-line transformation, Ixodes scapularis, ticks, transgenic
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