Persistent Spodoptera frugiperda rhabdovirus infection in Sf9 cells is not restricted by Wolbachia wMelPop-CLA and wAlbB strains and is targeted by the RNAi machineryR. Parry, H. de Malmanche and S. Asgari, Virology, 563:82-87. 2021.
The endosymbiotic bacterium Wolbachia pipientis confers RNA virus refractoriness in Drosophila and Aedes mosquitoes. Questions remain about the Wolbachia-virus restriction phenotype and how extensive this phenomenon may be within other arthropods. Here, we generated two ...
Keywords: lepidoptera, RNAi, Sf9, Spodoptera frugiperda rhabdovirus, wAlbB, wMelPop, wolbachia