Torix group Rickettsia are widespread in Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), reach high frequency and carry unique genomic features

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Pilgrim, Jack; Ander, Mats; Garros, Claire; Baylis, Matthew; Hurst, Gregory D. D.; Siozios, Stefanos;
(2017)
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
  • Journal: Environmental Microbiology,volume 19,issue 10,pages4,238-4,255 (issn: 1462-2912, eissn: 1462-2920)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5656822, doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13887
  • Subject: Infection | Research Article | Relation hôte parasite | L72 - Organismes nuisibles des animaux | Vecteur de maladie | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1402 | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7562 | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3224 | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7563 | Symbiote | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_49896 | Rickettsia | Cecidomyiidae | Interactions biologiques | Transmission des maladies | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_10196 | L73 - Maladies des animaux | Génome | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_11620 | Culicoides | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2329 | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8164 | Research Articles | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_13925 | Flore bactérienne | Symbiose | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3852 | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_10916

There is increasing interest in the heritable bacteria of invertebrate vectors of disease as they present novel targets for control initiatives. Previous studies on biting midges (Culicoides spp.), known to transmit several RNA viruses of veterinary importance, have rev... View more