Keywords: ricin toxin A chain (RTA)
Introduction of a cold sensitivity-conferring mutation into the RTA-Bddsx hybrid system of Bactrocera dorsalis for establishment of a thermally controllable homozygous lineS. M. Dai, C. Y. Huang and C. Chang, Pest Management Science, 7. 2021.
BACKGROUND For efficient control of the economically important fruit pest Bactrocera dorsalis, a hybrid system combining ricin toxicity and sex-related alternative splicing of the doublesex gene has been developed. This system exhibits the expected female-specific lethal effect; ...
Keywords: Bactrocera dorsalis, genetic biocontrol, genetic sexing, ricin toxin A chain (RTA), SIT, sterile insect technique, transgenic