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Wolbachia

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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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes Could Slow Spread of Zika Virus - The ...

www.nytimes.com/2016/05/05/science/zika-virus-moquitoes-microbe.html

May 5, 2016 ... Mosquitoes infected with the bacterium Wolbachia resist viruses like Zika and dengue. Now researchers are testing the bacterium on ...

Wolbachia endosymbionts and human disease control - ScienceDirect

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Jul 18, 2014 ... Most human filarial nematode parasites and arthropods are hosts for a bacterial endosymbiont, Wolbachia. In filaria, Wolbachia are required for ...

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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 ...

Bacterium Blocks Zika's Spread | The Scientist Magazine®

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May 4, 2016 ... Wolbachia bacteriumWIKIMEDIA, SCOTT O'NEILLA bacterium known to prevent the spread of dengue and other viruses has now been shown ...