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Microinjection of A. aegypti Embryos to Obtain Transgenic Mosquitoes
 

Microinjection of A. aegypti Embryos to Obtain Transgenic Mosquitoes

Article doi: 10.3791/219
July 4th, 2007 Usage Statistics

Summary July 4th, 2007

In this video, Nijole Jasinskiene demonstrates the methodology employed to generate transgenic Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which are vectors for dengue fever. The techniques for correctly preparing microinjection needles, dessicating embryos, and performing microinjection are demonstrated.

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