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Title: IN VITRO CULTIVATION OF WOLBACHIA IN A BEMISIA TABACI B BIOTYPE CELL LINE

Author
item Mckenzie, Cindy
item Hunter, Wayne
item Brown, J
item Sinisterra, X
item Sasaki, Tetsuhiko
item Shatters, Robert - Bob

Submitted to: Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/21/2002
Publication Date: 11/1/2002
Citation: Mckenzie, C.L., Hunter, W.B., Brown, J.K., Sinisterra, X., Sasaki, T., Shatters, R.G. 2002. In vitro cultivation of wolbachia in a bemisia tabaci b biotype cell line. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Western Blot analysis and real time RT-PCR. Molecular analysis of these endosymbionts and the associated reproductive alterations found in natural arthropod hosts should be facilitated by the development of an in vitro culture system and will aid in determining the influence of these organisms on insect biology and speciation.