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.
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 ...
May 24, 2016 ... Male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia bacteria are unable to
produce offspring. The United States could soon become the ...
Oct 26, 2016 ... Mosquitoes that carry Wolbachia bacteria — which hinder the insects' ability to
transmit Zika, dengue and other viruses — will be widely ...
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 ...
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 ...
Wolbachia Biology. Wolbachia are common intracellular bacteria that are found
in arthropods and nematodes. These alphaproteobacteria endosymbionts are ...
Oct 26, 2016 ... Wolbachia bacteria, which stops mosquitos transmitting virus, to be spread
among insects in areas of Brazil and Colombia.