Wolbachia-induced reproductive anomalies and their future applications

G.S. Jeong, E. Suh

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Abstract

The Wolbachia bacterium is currently one of most prevalent endosymbionts of arthropods. The bacterium has drawn much attention because of its ability to induce reproductive anomalies, such as cytoplasmic incompatibility, feminization, male killing, and parthenogenesis, in various invertebrates. This review focuses on the basic biology of Wolbachia, its infection phenotypes, and its potential future applications.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-48
JournalEntomological Research
Volume38
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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