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Insect Transgenesis: Methods and Applications / Edition 1

Insect Transgenesis: Methods and Applications / Edition 1

by Alfred M. Handler, Anthony A. James


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ISBN-13: 9780849320286
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 2.80(d)

Table of Contents

An Introduction to the History and Methodology of Insect Gene Transfer - A.M. Handler
Gene Targeting
Targeted Transformation of the Insect Genome - P. Eggleston and Y. Zhao
Site-specific Recombination for the Genetic Manipulation of Transgenic Insects - Y.S. Rong and K.G. Golic
Transgenic Selection
Eye Color Genes for Selection of Transgenic Insects - A. Sarkar and F.H. Collins
Green Fluorecent Protein (GFP) as a Marker for Transgenic Insects - S. Higgs and D. Lewis
Resistance Genes as Candidates for Insect Transgenesis - R. ffrench-Constant and M. Benedict
Viral Vectors
Pantropic Retroviral Vectors for Insect Gene Transfer - J.C. Burns
Densonucleosis Virus as Transducing Vectors for Insects - J.C. Carlson, B. Afanasiev, and E. Suchman
Sindbis Virus Expression Systems in Mosquitoes: Background, Methods and Applications - K.E. Olson
Retrotransposons and Retroviruses in Insect Genomes - C. Terzian, A. Pélisson, and A. Bucheton
Polydnaviruses and Insect Transgenic Research - B.A. Webb
Transposable Element Vectors
Hermes and Other hAT Elements as Gene Vectors in Insects - P.W. Atkinson and D.A. O'Brochta
Genetic Engineering of Insects with mariner Transposons - D.J. Lampe, K.K.O. Walden, J.M. Sherwood, and H.M. Robertson
The TTAA-specific Family of Transposable Elements: Identification, Functional Characterization, and Utility for Transformation of Insects - M.J. Fraser
Symbiont Vectors
Wolbachia as a Vehicle to Modify Insect Populations - S.P. Sinkins and S.L. O'Neill
Bacterial Symbiont Transformation in Chagas Disease Vectors - C.B. Beard, R.V. Durvasula and F.F. Richards
Strategies, Risk Assessment and Regulation
The Application of Transgenic Insect Technology in the Sterile Insect Technique - A.S. Robinson and G. Franz
Control of Disease Transmission Through Genetic Modification of Mosquitoes - A.A. James
Deploying Transgenic Arthropods in Pest Management Programs: Risks and Realities - M.A. Hoy
Regulation of Transgenic Arthropods and other Invertebrates in the United States - O.P. Young, S.P. Ingebritsen and A.S. Foudin

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