Keywords: inheritance

Gene Drive

Wyss Institute,  Harvard University,  2014.
This short video produced by the Wyss Institute and Harvard School of Public Health illustrates in very basic terms the concept of gene drive as distorted patterns of inheritance.
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Can transposable elements be used to drive disease refractoriness genes into vector populations?

M. G. Kidwell and J. M. C. Ribeiro,  Parasitology Today,  8:325-329. 1992.
A number of biological procedures are currently being considered as alternatives to insecticide-based methods for the control of insect vectors of disease. Among these are the adaptation of various genetic mechanisms to drive genes of interest, such as refractoriness to malaria ...
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