These bacteria can infect many different types of organs, but are most notable for
the infections of the ...
Feb 29, 2008 ... Wolbachia are intracellular bacteria found in many species of arthropods ... may
play a role in host speciation and have potential applications in ...
This led to the discovery of new Wolbachia strains and new host species. ... Much
is still unknown about the origin and spread of Wolbachia, which host taxa ...
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 ...
Oct 24, 2011 ... Different strains of the bacteria Wolbachia can take over the reproductive … ... is
that the organisms can infect an extraordinarily large range of hosts, ...
Parthenogenesis: In many species of insects, males only have one set of ...
Jun 7, 2012 ... Hilgenboecker K, Hammerstein P, Schlattmann P, Telschow A, Werren JH (2008)
How many species are infected with Wolbachia?
Reproductive parasitism enhances the spread of Wolbachia through host ....
Wolbachia have also been identified in many species of filarial nematodes (a
type of ...
To better understand the nature of microbial symbioses with eukaryotic hosts, it is
... The type species for the Wolbachia genus is Wolbachia pipientis, which was ...
This pattern is also found with many other vertically inherited endosymbionts, ...
How Many Wolbachia Supergroups Exist? ... discovered a copy of the genome of
the bacterial parasite Wolbachia residing inside the genome of its host species.
Inherited bacterial symbionts from the genus Wolbachia have attracted much
attention by virtue of ... of females from a number of host species for Wolbachia.