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Barton, N.H. and M. Turelli (2011), “Spatial waves of advance with bistable dynamics: Cytoplasmic and genetic analogues of allee effects”, American Naturalist, No. 178, E48-75.

Bian, G., et al. (2010), “The endosymbiotic bacterium Wolbachia induces resistance to dengue virus in Aedes aegypti”, PLoSPathogens, No. 6, e1000833.

Blagrove, M.S., et al. (2012), “Wolbachia strain wMel induces cytoplasmic incompatibility and blocks dengue transmission in Aedes albopictus”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, No. 109, pp. 255-260.

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Hoffmann, A.A., et al. (2011), “Successful establishment of Wolbachia in Aedes populations to suppress dengue transmission”, Nature, No. 476, pp. 454-457.

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Kambris, Z., et al. (2010), “Wolbachia stimulates immune gene expression and inhibits plasmodium development in Anopheles gambiae”, PLoS Pathogens, No. 6, e1001143.

Kambris, Z., et al. (2009), “Immune activation by life-shortening Wolbachia and reduced filarial competence in mosquitoes”, Science, No. 326, pp. 134-136.

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McMeniman, C.J. and S.L. O’Neill (2010), “A virulent Wolbachia infection decreases the viability of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti during periods of embryonic quiescence”, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, No. 4, e748.

McMeniman, C.J., et al. (2009), “Stable introduction of a life-shortening Wolbachia infection into the mosquito Aedes aegypti’, Science, No. 323, pp. 141-144.

McMeniman, C.J., et al. (2008), “Host adaptation of a Wolbachia strain after long-term serial passage in mosquito cell lines”, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, No. 74, pp. 6 963-6 969.

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Morrison, A.C., et al. (2008), “Defining challenges and proposing solutions for control of the virus vector Aedes aegypti”, PLoSMedecine, No. 5, e68.

Murphy, B., et al. (2010), Risk Analysis on the Australian Release of Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae) Containing Wolbachia, CSIRO.

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Popovici, J., et al. (2010), “Assessing key safety concerns of a Wolbachia-based strategy to control dengue transmission by Aedes mosquitoes”, Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, No. 105, pp. 957-964.

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Drosophila melanogaster”, Current Biology, No. 15, pp. 1 428-1 433.

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Walker, T. and L.A. Moreira (2011), “Can Wolbachia be used to control malaria?”, Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, No. 106, Suppl. 1, pp. 212-217.

Walker, T., et al. (2011), “The wMel Wolbachia strain blocks dengue and invades caged Aedes aegypti populations”, Nature, No. 476, pp. 450-453.

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Yeap, H.L., et al. (2011), “Dynamics of the ‘Popcorn’ Wolbachia infection in outbred Aedes aegypti informs prospects for mosquito vector control”, Genetics, No. 187, pp. 583-595.

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