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Wolbachia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolbachia

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 most ...

Wolbachia | Eliminate Dengue - A natural method to reduce the ...

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Wolbachiais a natural bacterium present in up to 60% of all the different species of insects ... Wolbachia (green) in the ovaries of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

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

arstechnica.com/science/2011/10/meet-wolbachia-the-male-killing-gender-bending-gonad-chomping-bacteria/

Oct 24, 2011 ... When last we met the Wolbachia bacteria, they were being referred to as a " gonad-chomping parasite." That would seem to have negative ...

WerrenLab-WolbachiaBiology - University of Rochester

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Wolbachia Biology. Wolbachia are common intracellular bacteria that are found in arthropods and nematodes. These alphaproteobacteria endosymbionts are ...

The bacteria that could fight Zika virus - ResearchGate

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Jan 29, 2016 ... Researchers are using Wolbachia bacteria to infect mosquitoes and block the transmission of viruses like Zika. Certain strains of the bacterium ...

Wolbachia pipientis - Details - Encyclopedia of Life

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Wolbachia pipientis are gram-negative bacteria that form intracellular inherited infections in many invertebrate hosts. They are extremely common with at least ...

Smart Science: Wolbachia Bacteria Might Stop Zika and Dengue ...

www.forbes.com/sites/judystone/2016/02/05/smart-science-wolbachia-bacteria-might-stop-zika-and-dengue-viruses/

Feb 5, 2016 ... A funny-sounding bacteria that you've never heard of—Wolbachia—will likely be an important weapon in the fight against Zika, dengue and ...

Anti-Zika bacteria: Attacking mosquitoes from within - CNN.com

www.cnn.com/2016/03/07/health/zika-virus-wolbachia-gmo-mosquitoes/

Mar 8, 2016 ... Bacteria called Wolbachia that live inside many insects may be the answer to stopping the deadly spread of the Zika virus.

Wolbachia Bacteria Can Control Mosquitoes with Fewer Chemicals ...

entomologytoday.org/2015/03/23/wolbachia-bacteria-can-control-mosquitoes-with-fewer-chemicals/

Mar 23, 2015 ... Wolbachia is a genus of bacteria that can live within the cells of anywhere from 20-70% of the world's insects, as well as many related ...

Wolbachia: Evolutionary novelty in a rickettsial bacteria | BMC ...

bmcevolbiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2148-1-10

Wolbachia: Evolutionary novelty in a rickettsial bacteria. Cort L AndersonEmail author and; Timothy L Karr. BMC Evolutionary Biology20011:10.

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Wolbachia - Eliminate Dengue

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Wolbachia are bacteria that only live inside insect cells. This bacterium occurs naturally in up to 60 per cent of all insect species, including butterflies, dragonflies ...

How a Tiny Bacterium Called Wolbachia Could Defeat Dengue ...

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Scientists are fighting dengue fever with the help of Wolbachia, a common bacterium that stops the virus from replicating inside the mosquitoes that transmit the ...

How Infecting Mosquitoes with a Bacterium Could Stop the Zika ...

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May 5, 2016 ... CHRISTOPHE SIMON—AFP/Getty Images View of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacterium at the Oswaldo Cruz ...