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Wolbachia - Wikipedia

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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 ...

www.eliminatedengue.com/our-research/wolbachia

Wolbachia is a natural bacterium present in up to 60% of all the different species of insects around us, including some mosquitoes.

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

www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-a-tiny-bacterium-called-wolbachia-could-defeat-dengue/

Jun 1, 2015 ... Scientists are fighting dengue fever with the help of Wolbachia, a common bacterium that stops the virus from replicating inside the mosquitoes ...

US reviews plan to infect mosquitoes with bacteria to stop disease ...

www.nature.com/news/us-reviews-plan-to-infect-mosquitoes-with-bacteria-to-stop-disease-1.19967

May 24, 2016 ... Male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia bacteria are unable to produce offspring. The United States could soon become the ...

Rio fights Zika with biggest release yet of bacteria-infected ... - Nature

www.nature.com/news/rio-fights-zika-with-biggest-release-yet-of-bacteria-infected-mosquitoes-1.20878

Oct 26, 2016 ... Mosquitoes that carry Wolbachia bacteria — which hinder the insects' ability to transmit Zika, dengue and other viruses — will be widely ...

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 ...

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

time.com/4319619/zika-virus-mosquitoes-wolbachia-technology/

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

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 ...

WerrenLab-WolbachiaBiology - University of Rochester

www.rochester.edu/college/BIO/labs/WerrenLab/WerrenLab-WolbachiaBiology.html

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

Mosquitos to be infected with bacteria in fight against Zika virus ...

www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/26/mosquitos-infected-wolbachia-bacteria-zika-virus

Oct 26, 2016 ... Wolbachia bacteria, which stops mosquitos transmitting virus, to be spread among insects in areas of Brazil and Colombia.