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 around us, including some mosquitoes.
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 ...
May 5, 2016 ... CHRISTOPHE SIMON—AFP/Getty Images View of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
infected with the Wolbachia bacterium at the Oswaldo Cruz ...
Wolbachia Biology. Wolbachia are common intracellular bacteria that are found
in arthropods and nematodes. These alphaproteobacteria endosymbionts are ...
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 24, 2016 ... Male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia bacteria are unable to
produce offspring. The United States could soon become the ...
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 ...
May 5, 2016 ... Mosquitoes infected with the bacterium Wolbachia resist viruses like Zika and
dengue. Now researchers are testing the bacterium on ...
Jul 18, 2014 ... Most human filarial nematode parasites and arthropods are hosts for a bacterial
endosymbiont, Wolbachia. In filaria, Wolbachia are required for ...