Effect of Wolbachia on Replication of West Nile Virus in a Mosquito Cell Line and Adult Mosquitoes

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Hussain, Mazhar; Lu, Guangjin; Torres, Shessy; Edmonds, Judith H.; Kay, Brian H.; Khromykh, Alexander A.; Asgari, Sassan;
  • Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3554047, doi: 10.1128/JVI.01837-12
  • Subject: Virus-Cell Interactions
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | reproductive and urinary physiology | viruses | bacteria | parasitic diseases

Wolbachia as an endosymbiont is widespread in insects and other arthropods and is best known for reproductive manipulations of the host. Recently, it has been shown that wMelpop and wMel strains of Wolbachia inhibit the replication of several RNA viruses, including deng... View more
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