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Transgenic insects: techniques and applications.

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This book, which is divided into four parts, describes the advances in insect transgenesis. Part 1 deals with germline transformation technology while part 2 focuses on the application of transgenic insects, including plant insect pests and insect vectors (such as mosquitoes). Part 3 shows alternative transgenic approaches to modifying insect phenotypes and part 4 discusses considerations for the release of transgenic insects, including biosafety risk assessment.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Transposons for insect transformation. Author(s): O'Brochta, D. A. George, K. Xu HanFu
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 18) Transposon-based technologies for insects. Author(s): O'Brochta, D. A. George, K. Xu HanFu
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) Sex-, tissue- and stage-specific transgene expression. Author(s): Hammond, A. M. Nolan, T.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 51) Docking systems for site-directed transgene integration. Author(s): Eggleston, P. Meredith, J. M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 66) Inducible and repressible systems for transgene expression. Author(s): Lees, R. S. D'Amato, R. Benedict, M. Q.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 83) Sex ratio manipulation for insect population control. Author(s): Papathanos, P. A. Windbichler, N. Akbari, O. S.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 101) Conditional dominant lethals - RIDL. Author(s): Alphey, L. Koukidou, M. Morrison, N. I.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 117) Tephritid fruit fly transgenesis and applications. Author(s): Handler, A. M. Schetelig, M. F.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 138) Silkworm transgenesis and applications. Author(s): Sezutsu, H. Tamura, T.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 152) Transgenic approaches for sterile insect control of dipteran livestock pests and lepidopteran crop pests. Author(s): Scott, M. J. Morrison, N. I. Simmons, G. S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 168) Antipathogen effector molecules: current and future strategies. Author(s): Riehle, M. A. Luckhart, S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 188) Sexual sterilization of mosquitoes. Author(s): Gabrieli, P. Marois, E. Catteruccia, F.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 208) Paratransgenesis in mosquitoes and other insects: microbial ecology and bacterial genetic considerations. Author(s): Lampe, D. J. Bongio, N. J.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 227) Asaia paratransgenesis in mosquitoes. Author(s): Favia, G.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 239) Paratransgenic control of Chagas disease. Author(s): Hurwitz, I. Klein, N. Forshaw, A. P. Durvasula, R. V.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 250) Tsetse paratransgenesis: a novel strategy for reducing the spread of African trypanosomiasis. Author(s): Weiss, B. L. Aksoy, S.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 263) RIDL: modelling release of insects carrying a dominant lethal. Author(s): Alphey, N. Bonsall, M. B.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 283) Assessing risk of transgenic insects. Author(s): Quinlan, M. M.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 306) Economics of transgenic insects for field release. Author(s): Mumford, J. D. Carrasco, L. R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 319) Risk analysis and the regulation of transgenic insects. Author(s): Beech, C. Miller, T.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 336) Public acceptability of new insect vector control technologies. Author(s): King, K. F. Kolopack, P. Zahabi-Bekdash, L. Lavery, J. V.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 346) The Cartagena protocol on the transboundary movement of living modified organisms: the regulation of trade in transgenic organisms under international and European environmental law. Author(s): Pereira, R.