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Road test for genetically modified mosquitoes

Results from the first open-field trial of transgenic mosquitoes bode well for large-scale releases to fight infectious diseases.

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Figure 1: Operational challenges to the implementation of large-scale releases of RIDL males to combat dengue fever.

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Shelly, T., McInnis, D. Road test for genetically modified mosquitoes. Nat Biotechnol 29, 984–985 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.2025

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