Wolbachia and cytoplasmic incompatibility in mosquitoesSinkins, SP, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 34:723-729. 2004.
Wolbachia are maternally inherited bacteria that induce cytoplasmic incompatibility in mosquitoes, and are able to use these patterns of sterility to spread themselves through populations. For this reason they have been proposed as a gene drive system for mosquito genetic ...
Keywords: Aedes, arthropods, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, california, Culex, culex-quinquefasciatus diptera, Culicidae, Drosophila simulans, Entomology, gene-sequences, mosquito, natural-populations, pipiens-fatigans, population invasion, superinfected aedes-albopictus, transgene drive, transmission, wsp
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