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Researchers to target mosquito egg production to curtail disease

20:00 EDT 12 Jul 2018 | AAAS

(University of California - Riverside) Entomologists at the University of California, Riverside, have received a five-year grant of $2.44 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to investigate the role hormones play in the female mosquito's ability to use human blood for egg production. The funding will allow the entomologists to introduce novel research tools for genetic manipulation, such as CRISPR, in their research.

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