A. S. Petherwick

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Maternally inherited endosymbionts that manipulate the reproduction of their insect host are very common. Aside from the reproductive manipulation they produce, the fitness of these symbionts depends in part on the direct impact they have on the female host. Although this parameter has commonly been investigated for single infections, it has much more(More)
Dietary Restriction (DR) extends lifespan in a range of model organisms such as yeast, flies and worms suggesting it is a 'public' mechanism for longevity extension. Lifespan extension has also been reported in the Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly), Ceratitis capitata in response to various types of dietary manipulation, however, the responses can be(More)
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