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Can Wolbachia save the day?

This month’s Genome Watch highlights discoveries of high variability in the genes underlying cytoplasmic incompatibility among Wolbachia strains that help identify the best strains to use for the control of vector-borne diseases such as Zika virus and malaria.

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Pance, A. Can Wolbachia save the day?. Nat Rev Microbiol 16, 396 (2018).

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