Double-stranded RNA against WSSV genes provides antiviral protection in shrimp

C. M. Escobedo-Bonilla S. Vega-Peña C. H. Mejía-Ruíz

Researchers explore solutions to major shrimp disease At the end of the experiments, most of the animals treated with dsRNA against WSSV genes survived and had low rates of WSSV infection. The white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) has caused major economic losses to shrimp farmers worldwide since the 1990s. Various field treatments and strategies for…

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  • C. M. Escobedo-Bonilla

    C. M. Escobedo-Bonilla

    Centro Interdisciplinario de Investigación para el Desarrollo Integral Regional
    Instituto Politécnico Nacional
    Unidad Sinaloa
    Blvd. Juan de Dios Batiz Paredes 250
    Colonia San Joachin, Guasave
    Sinaloa 81020 México


  • S. Vega-Peña

    S. Vega-Peña

    Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur
    La Paz, Baja California Sur, México

  • C. H. Mejía-Ruíz

    C. H. Mejía-Ruíz

    Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste
    La Paz, Baja California Sur, México