Researchers find ways to boost mosquitoes' immune systems

03/18/2009 | ScientificAmerican.com

Researchers are exploring ways to modify the genes in mosquitoes to boost their immune system so that they could kill the malaria-carrying parasite Plasmodium before infecting humans. The researchers would then need to get the modified gene into a sufficient number of wild mosquitoes so that they could pass the gene on through breeding.

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