Tsetse fly microbiota: form and function

  title={Tsetse fly microbiota: form and function},
  author={Jingwen Wang and Brian L Weiss and Serap Aksoy},
  booktitle={Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol.},
Tsetse flies are the primary vectors of African trypanosomes, which cause Human and Animal African trypanosomiasis in 36 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These flies have also established symbiotic associations with bacterial and viral microorganisms. Laboratory-reared tsetse flies harbor up to four vertically transmitted organisms-obligate Wigglesworthia, commensal Sodalis, parasitic Wolbachia and Salivary Gland Hypertrophy Virus (SGHV). Field-captured tsetse can harbor these symbionts as well… CONTINUE READING
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Citation: Wang J, Weiss BL and Aksoy S (2013) Tsetse fly microbiota: form and function

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  • Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 3:69. doi: 10…
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This article was submitted to the journal Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology

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