Keywords: host modification
Perplexing dynamics of Wolbachia proteins for cytoplasmic incompatibilityT. Harumoto and T. Fukatsu, PLOS Biology, 20:e3001644. 2022.
The mechanism of symbiont-induced cytoplasmic incompatibility has been a long-lasting mystery. This Primer explores a new study on Wolbachia’s Cif proteins in PLOS Biology that provides supportive evidence for the “Host-Modification Model,” although the alternative ...
Keywords: CifA, CifB, cytoplasmic incompatibility, host modification, mechanisms, models, toxin antidote, wolbachia
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