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APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Nov. 2006, p. 70137021 Vol. 72, No. 11 0099-2240/06/$08.00 0 doi:10.1128/AEM.01507-06
 

Summary: APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Nov. 2006, p. 70137021 Vol. 72, No. 11
0099-2240/06/$08.00 0 doi:10.1128/AEM.01507-06
Copyright 2006, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
Interspecific Transfer of Bacterial Endosymbionts between Tsetse Fly
Species: Infection Establishment and Effect on Host Fitness
Brian L. Weiss,1
Rosa Mouchotte,2
Rita V. M. Rio,1
Yi-neng Wu,1
Zheyang Wu,1
Abdelaziz Heddi,2
and Serap Aksoy1
*
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, LEPH 606, 60 College Street, New Haven,
Connecticut 06510,1
and UMR INRA/INSA de Lyon Biologie Fonctionnelle, Insectes et Interactions (BF2I),
INSA de Lyon, 20 Avenue Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne Cedex, France2
Received 29 June 2006/Accepted 19 August 2006
Tsetse flies (Glossina spp.) can harbor up to three distinct species of endosymbiotic bacteria that exhibit
unique modes of transmission and evolutionary histories with their host. Two mutualist enterics, Wiggleswor-

  

Source: Aksoy, Serap - School of Public Health, Yale University
Wells, Jeffrey D. - Department of Biology, West Virginia University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine