Keywords: GM ticks
First ever gene-edited ticks offer new weapons against Lyme diseaseN. Lavars, New Atlas, 2022.
Gene editing in ticks had been thought to be impossible until now, and with good reason. Tick embryos are very tricky to inject because the egg that contains them has a tough layer on the outside, high pressure levels inside, and is also coated in a waxy layer the mothers create ...
Keywords: gene editing, genetic biocontrol, GM ticks, lyme-disease, ticks, transgenic
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