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Record ID
103509
Status
Published
Date of creation
2012-05-14 18:47 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-14 18:47 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Malaria control with transgenic mosquitoes
Author
John M. Marshall, Charles E. Taylor
Author’s contact information
Charles E. Taylor

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

E-mail: taylor@biology.ucla.edu
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2009-02-10
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
Summary:

In this review we describe some of the efforts currently underway to create  genetically modified mosquitoes (GMMs) and assess some of the obstacles they face.
Thematic areas
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
  • 5. Risk assessment of living modified mosquitoes species that act as vectors of human and animal diseases
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Report / Review / Fact sheet / Notes
Identifier
doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000020
Publisher and its location
Public Library of Science (PLoS)
Rights
© 2009 Marshall and Taylor
Format
5 page PDF
Source
PLoS Medicine
Keywords and any other relevant information
Citation: Marshall JM, Taylor CE (2009) Malaria Control with Transgenic Mosquitoes. PLoS Med 6(2): e1000020.