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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, desiccating embryos, and performing microinjection are demonstrated.

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Aedes, Animals, Animals, Genetically Modified, DNA, Dengue, Gene Transfer Techniques, Insect Vectors, Microinjections