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Lauren M. Hedges et al., 2008, ScienceMag

This paper demonstrates that Wolbachia can prevent pathogenic viruses from killing the fruitfly Drosophila – by interacting with the ability of the viruses to grow in the insect when Wolbachia is present.   Commentary: Research Highlights (2008) Nature 456: 4 [PDF] Commentary: Perspectives (2008) Science 322: 1199-1200 [PDF]