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The distance matters because pest controllers want to keep the free-flying GM mosquitoes away from outdoor sources of the antibiotic tetracycline.The U.S.’s first open-air genetically modified mosquitoes have taken flight|Susan Milius|May 14, 2021|Science News
The mosquitoes are raised in a laboratory in the presence of tetracycline, an antibiotic that prevents the added gene from activating.Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Have Come to the U.S. Will They Work?|Alejandro de la Garza / Florida Keys, Fl.|May 9, 2021|Time
Gorman emphasized to Undark that the EPA and other regulators found no risk in using tetracycline in breeding their genetically-altered mosquitoes.
At Oxitec’s laboratory in the UK, the company genetically engineers the mosquitoes, giving the insects the “self-limiting” gene that makes the females dependent on the antibiotic tetracycline.
I didn't spot it until I found them wolfing down the tetracycline capsules in my samples case.The Native Soil|Alan Edward Nourse