Evidence for natural hybridization and novel Wolbachia strain superinfections in the Anopheles gambiae complex from GuineaC. L. Jeffries, C. Cansado-Utrilla, A. H. Beavogui, C. Stica, E. K. Lama, M. Kristan, S. R. Irish and T. Walker, Royal Society Open Science, 8:18. 2021.
Wolbachia, a widespread bacterium which can influence mosquito-borne pathogen transmission, has recently been detected within Anopheles (An.) species that are malaria vectors in Sub-Saharan Africa. Although studies have reported Wolbachia strains in the An. gambiae complex, ...
Keywords: Anopheles, endosymbionts, genetic biocontrol, malaria cytoplasmic incompatibility, mosquitoes, population modification, wolbachia