Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 21st, 2004
"Insecticide resistance is a major obstacle to controlling insect vectors of microorganisms that cause human diseases," scientists in China explained. "Identification of genes associated with resistance to insecticides has been a valuable tool for understanding mechanisms underlying resistance to commonly used insecticides such as deltamethrin."
"To identify such genes," H.W. Wu and colleagues at Nanjing Medical University "used suppression subtractive hybridization to obtain 809 differentially expressed clones in deltamethrin-resistant versus...
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