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Wolbachia bacteria in insect cell

Wolbachia bacteria in insect cell

Transmission electron micrograph of Wolbachia within an insect cell. Wolbachia are a commonly found bacterial endosymbiont of insects, but a new study shows that, while Wolbachia may infect a wide variety of insect species, the rate of infection among individuals within those species is often low. (Image credit: Scott O’Neill, Public Library of Science, CC-BY-4.0)

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