Keywords: sex determinatioin
Virginia Tech researchers have proven that a single gene can convert female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes into fertile male mosquitoes and identified a gene needed for male mosquito flight. Male mosquitoes do not bite and are unable to transmit pathogens to humans. Female mosquitoes, ...
Keywords: Aedes, aegypti, gene drive synthetic, genetic biocontrol, sex determinatioin, sex ratio distortion, SIT, sterile insect technique