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Fungus Producing Spider and Scorpion Toxins Will Beat Malaria

News   Jun 13, 2017 | Original Story from the University of Maryland

 
Genetically Engineered Fungus to Fight Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes

Composite image shows a dead female Anopheles gambiae covered in the fungus Metarhizium pingshaense, which has been engineered to produce spider and scorpion toxins. The fungus is also engineered to express a green fluorescent protein for easy identification of the toxin-producing fungal structures

 
 
 

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