What are the benefits and risks of gene drives for population management and conservation biology?
Nicolas O. Rode; Arnaud Estoup; Denis Bourguet; Virginie Courtier-Orgogozo; Florence Débarre;
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- Subject: invasive species | endangered species | genetic population management | conservation genetics | assisted gene flow | genetic rescue
Gene drive has recently been proposed as a promising technology for population management, including in conservation genetics; it is based on the release of genetically engineered individuals designed to rapidly propagate a desired mutation or transgene to high frequenc... View more