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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 ... Wolbachia (green) in the ovaries of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

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

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

Zika Virus: Wolbachia Bacteria Stops Mosquito Infection - Time

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May 5, 2016 ... The Australian scientist Scott O'Neill developed a technology that infects mosquitoes with Wolbachia bacteria—and stops diseases like Zika.

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 ...

Wolbachia versus dengue - NCBI - National Institutes of Health

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Infecting Mosquitoes With Bacteria Could Help Stop Zika | Popular ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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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 ...