Immune Activation by Life-Shortening Wolbachia and Reduced Filarial Competence in Mosquitoes

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Kambris, Zakaria; Cook, Peter E.; Phuc, Hoang K.; Sinkins, Steven P.;

Wolbachia strain wMelPop reduces longevity of its Drosophila melanogaster host and halves lifespan when introduced into the mosquito Aedes aegypti. We show that wMelPop induces upregulation of the mosquito innate immune system and that its presence inhibits the developm... View more
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