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Genetics of insect vectors of disease

Jonathan William Wright

Genetics of insect vectors of disease

by Jonathan William Wright

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, London .
Written in English


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Statementedited for the WorldHealth Organisation by J.W.Wright and R.Pal.
ContributionsPal, R., World Health Organization.
The Physical Object
Pagination794p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages794
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20752785M

  Advances in the molecular biology of insect disease vectors, particularly mosquitoes, have made it possible to express constructs that can block the transmission of pathogens such as Plasmodium in Cited by: title = "Genetics of Major Insect Vectors", abstract = "Vector-borne diseases remain a major cause of human and animal morbidity and mortality contributing to immeasurable suffering while impeding economic by: 1.

Insect Molecular Genetics: An Introduction to Principles and Applications, Fourth Edition, provides the most recent advances and research in entomology and molecular genetics. It demonstrates the role molecular genetics plays in pest management and basic insect biology research, assuming readers have little to no prior knowledge of the subject.   Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine [01 Jul , 61(7)] Type: book-review, Book Review.

SIT is a species-specific and environmentally nonpolluting method of insect control that relies on the release of large numbers of sterile insects (Knipling , , , Krafsur , Dyck et al., a).Mating of released sterile males with native females leads to a decrease in the females' reproductive potential and ultimately, if males are released in sufficient numbers over Cited by: For genetic modification of insects, genetic engineering of insects would be a job for insect pest management and methods to impair the transmission of pathogens by human disease vectors Author: Ramasamy Asokan.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wright, J.W. (Jonathan W.). Genetics of insect vectors of disease. Amsterdam, London, New York, Elsevier, In this chapter the authors review what is known about the genetics of four major insect vector groups—tsetse flies, which carry African trypanosomiasis, triatomine bugs, carriers of American trypanosomiasis or Chagas disease, anopheline mosquitoes, the vectors of malaria, and ticks, vectors of a variety of pathogens.

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Genetics of insect vectors of disease. In this volume, compiled for WHO, an attempt is made to provide a comprehensive and systematic review of work on the genetics of insect vectors of human disease. It contains 23 contributions by various workers, arranged in Cited by: The Molecular Biology of Insect Disease Vectors A Methods Manual.

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Culicidae Mosquitoes in the genus Anopheles are the principle vectors of malaria, a disease caused by protozoa in the genus Plasmodium. Aedes aegypti is the main vector of the viruses that cause yellow fever and dengue. Other viruses, the causal agents of various types of encephalitis, are also carried by Aedes spp.

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Insect vectors of human diseases burden health systems and cause millions of deaths yearly, particularly in developing countries in South and Central America, and Asia. 1–3 Millions of dollars are spent each year on research and production of repellent compounds to prevent insect bites that lead to disease transmission.

4 The insect vectors responsible for the spread of human diseases include Diptera (mosquitoes and biting flies. This chapter opens with a discussion of insect gene structure and goes on to look at the various insect genetic systems.

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Vector Borne Disease. Vector-borne diseases are a group of diseases in which the infectious agent is transmitted to humans by crawling or flying insects.

Related terms: Chagas Disease; Lyme Borreliosis; Dengue Fever; Pesticide; Insecticide; Malaria; Wolbachia. Pests and vector-borne diseases in the livestock industry Ecology and Control of Vector-borne diseases, Volume 5 the spread of insecticide resistance in insect vectors of human and animal diseases and the introduction of exotic vectors to new territories call for the development of new pest control methods and strategies.

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