Wolbachia is a genus of bacteria which infects arthropod species, including a
high proportion of insects, as well as some nematodes. It is one of the world's
Wolbachia is a natural bacterium present in up to 60% of all the different species
of insects ... Wolbachia (green) in the ovaries of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.
May 24, 2016 ... Male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia bacteria are unable to
produce offspring. The United States could soon become the ...
May 5, 2016 ... The Australian scientist Scott O'Neill developed a technology that infects
mosquitoes with Wolbachia bacteria—and stops diseases like Zika.
Wolbachia Biology. Wolbachia are common intracellular bacteria that are found
in arthropods and nematodes. These alphaproteobacteria endosymbionts are ...
Sep 11, 2013 ... A novel form of biological control is being applied to the dengue virus. The agent
is the maternally transmitted bacterium Wolbachia, naturally ...
May 4, 2016 ... Wolbachia bacteriumWIKIMEDIA, SCOTT O'NEILLA bacterium known to prevent
the spread of dengue and other viruses has now been shown ...
May 5, 2016 ... Mosquitoes infected with the bacterium Wolbachia resist viruses like Zika and
dengue. Now researchers are testing the bacterium on ...
Jan 29, 2016 ... Researchers are using Wolbachia bacteria to infect mosquitoes and block the
transmission of viruses like Zika. Certain strains of the bacterium ...
May 5, 2016 ... For its size, the Wolbachia bacterium packs a powerful punch. When it infects an
insect, it hijacks the animal's reproductive system and ensures ...