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One strain may hide another: Cryptic male-killing Wolbachia

Hornett, Emily and Hurst, Gregory (2023) 'One strain may hide another: Cryptic male-killing Wolbachia'. PLOS Biology, Vol 21, Issue 3, e3002076.

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While heritable symbionts are common in insects, strains that act as male-killers are considered rare. A new study in PLOS Biology identifies a novel male-killer hidden by coinfection and host resistance, highlighting the complexity of host-microbial interactions in natural systems.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: QW Microbiology and Immunology > Bacteria > QW 150 Proteobacteria. Rickettsiaceae, Wolbachia
QW Microbiology and Immunology > QW 50 Bacteria (General). Bacteriology. Archaea
Faculty: Department: Biological Sciences > Vector Biology Department
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Depositing User: JISC Pubrouter
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2023 13:26
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2023 12:59


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