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Research Article

Feasible Introgression of an Anti-pathogen Transgene into an Urban Mosquito Population without Using Gene-Drive

  • Kenichi W. Okamoto mail,

    kenichi_okamoto@ncsu.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Michael A. Robert,

    Affiliations: Department of Mathematics and Biomathematics Graduate Program, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Biology and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Fred Gould,

    Affiliations: Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Alun L. Lloyd

    Affiliations: Department of Mathematics and Biomathematics Graduate Program, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: July 03, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002827

About the Authors

Kenichi W. Okamoto, Fred Gould
Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Michael A. Robert, Alun L. Lloyd
Department of Mathematics and Biomathematics Graduate Program, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Michael A. Robert
Department of Biology and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
Fred Gould, Alun L. Lloyd
Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: kenichi_okamoto@ncsu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KWO ALL FG. Performed the experiments: KWO. Analyzed the data: KWO MAR ALL FG. Wrote the paper: KWO.