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Wolbachia - Wikipedia


These bacteria can infect many different types of organs, but are most notable for the infections of the ...

How many species are infected with Wolbachia? – a statistical ...


Feb 29, 2008 ... Wolbachia are intracellular bacteria found in many species of ... They manipulate the reproduction of their arthropod hosts in various ways, may ...

WerrenLab-WolbachiaResearch - University of Rochester


Our research on Wolbachia spans many different areas from genome ... of Wolbachia biology is its ability to move within and between host species, which ...

Meet Wolbachia: the male-killing, gender-bending, gonad-eating ...


Oct 24, 2011 ... Different strains of the bacteria Wolbachia can take over the ... The many strains of Wolbachia can do some amazing things to their insect hosts: ... Parthenogenesis: In many species of insects, males only have one set of ...

PLOS ONE: Still a Host of Hosts for Wolbachia: Analysis of Recent ...


Jun 7, 2012 ... Introduction. Wolbachia are the predominant bacterial endosymbionts of arthropods, infecting a vast number of host species worldwide [1].

How Diverse Is the Genus Wolbachia? Multiple-Gene Sequencing ...


Multiple-Gene Sequencing Reveals a Putatively New Wolbachia Supergroup ... This led to the discovery of new Wolbachia strains and new host species.

How Many Species Are Infected with Wolbachia? Cryptic Sex ... - JStor


We estimated the proportion of species infected with Wolbachia within Acraea butterflies by testing ... of females from a number of host species for Wolbachia.

Wolbachia Resources - SERC


How Many Wolbachia Supergroups Exist? ... discovered a copy of the genome of the bacterial parasite Wolbachia residing inside the genome of its host species.

Wolbachia:: master manipulators of invertebrate biology : Article ...


A key feature of Wolbachia is their ability to live within and ... that it induced after transfer into a novel host species, which ... that some contain multiple modification–rescue mechanisms.

Diversity of Wolbachia Endosymbionts in Heteropteran Bugs


The 47 species of Wolbachia-infected bugs were classified into 8 species with A .... the scientific names indicate multiple Wolbachia infection in the host insects.

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Wolbachia | Werren Lab


How many species are infected with Wolbachia? Answer: ... Wolbachia genes have been transferred to the chromosomes of hosts at relatively high frequencies.

How Many Wolbachia Supergroups Exist?


Species names are those of the hosts. Names in bold indicate Wolbachia from taxa which have not yet been classified into supergroups on the basis of ftsZ ...

Wolbachia pipientis - Details - Encyclopedia of Life


Much of the success of Wolbachia can be attributed to the diverse phenotypes ... An inherited symbiotic bacteria that infects millions of invertebrate species ... In arthropods, Wolbachia parasitize host reproductive strategies in four basic ways:  ...