Stable transformation of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, with the Hermes element from the houseflyN. Jasinskiene, C. J. Coates, M. Q. Benedict, A. J. Cornel, C. S. Rafferty, A. A. James and F. H. Collins, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 95:3743-3747. 1998.
The mosquito Aedes aegypti is the world's most important vector of yellow fever and dengue viruses, Work is currently in progress to control the transmission of these viruses by genetically altering the capacity of wild Ae, aegypti populations to support virus replication. The ...
Keywords: Anopheles gambiae, drosophila, expression, gene, history 1975-2000, integration, musca-domestica, promoter, transformation, transgenic, transposable element, vector