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Research Article

The Endosymbiotic Bacterium Wolbachia Induces Resistance to Dengue Virus in Aedes aegypti

  • Guowu Bian,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology and Genetics Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Yao Xu,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology and Genetics Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Peng Lu,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology and Genetics Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Yan Xie,

    Affiliation: Center for Statistical Training & Consulting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Zhiyong Xi mail

    zxi@msu.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology and Genetics Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Published: April 01, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000833
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Guowu Bian, Yao Xu, Peng Lu, Zhiyong Xi
Department of Entomology and Genetics Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
Yan Xie
Center for Statistical Training & Consulting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: zxi@msu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: G. Bian, Z. Xi. Performed the experiments: G. Bian, Y. Xu, P. Lu, Z. Xi. Analyzed the data: Y. Xie. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: Y. Xie. Wrote the paper: Z. Xi.