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Oxitec’s vector control solution – A paradigm shift in mosquito control

April 7, 2016

Effective vector control, and more specifically mosquito control, is a complex and difficult problem as illustrated by the continuing prevalence and spread of mosquito-transmitted diseases globally. Through the responsible engineering of biology Oxitec has developed a paradigm shift in mosquito [...]...

Dispersal of Engineered Male Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes

November 10, 2015

Winskill P, Carvalho DO, Capurro ML, Alphey L, Donnelly CA, McKemey AR (2015). Dispersal of Engineered Male Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9(11): e0004156. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004156 [...]...

Short-term suppression of Aedes aegypti using genetic control does not facilitate Aedes albopictus

October 16, 2015

Gorman K, Young J, Pineda L, Márquez R, Sosa N, Bernal D, Torres R, Soto Y, Lacroix R, Naish N, Kaiser P, Tepedino K, Philips G, Kosmann C, Cáceres L. (2016). Short-term suppression of Aedes aegypti using genetic control does [...]...

Assessment of the impact of potential tetracycline exposure on the phenotype of Aedes aegypti OX513A: implications for field use

August 13, 2015

Curtis Z, Matzen K, Neira Oviedo M, Nimmo D, Gray P, Winskill P, Locatelli MAF, Jardim WF, Warner S, Alphey L, Beech C. (2015). Assessment of the impact of potential tetracycline exposure on the phenotype of Aedes aegypti OX513A: implications [...]...

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