Prospects and challenges of CRISPR/Cas genome editing for the study and control of neglected vector-borne nematode diseasesM. Zamanian and E. C. Andersen, The FEBS Journal, 283:3204-3221. 2016.
Neglected tropical diseases caused by parasitic nematodes inflict an immense health and socioeconomic burden throughout much of the developing world. Current estimates indicate that more than two billion people are infected with nematodes, resulting in the loss of 14 million ...
Keywords: CRISPR, filariasis, gene drive genetics, gene drive mechanisms, gene drive synthetic, gene drives, insects, mosquito, neglected tropical diseases