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What does KDR stand for?

KDR stands for Knockdown Resistance (to insecticides)

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This resistance is mainly associated with reduced target site sensitivity arising from a single point mutation in the sodium channel gene, often referred to as knockdown resistance (kdr) characterised by a leucine-phenylalanine mutation in West Africa (13) and leucine-serine mutation in East Africa (11).