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Overview

Proteins1,034
Proteome IDiUP000001293
Taxonomy66084 - Wolbachia sp. subsp. Drosophila simulans (strain wRi)
StrainwRi
Last modifiedMarch 21, 2018
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000022285.1 from ENA/EMBL
Pan proteomei This proteome is part of the Wolbachia endosymbiont of Drosophila simulans wNo pan proteome (fasta)

Wolbachia sp. subsp. Drosophila simulans (strain wRi) is an intracellular proteobacterium that infect insects as well as isopods, spiders, scorpions, mites, and filarial nematodes. It is maternally inherited and induces reproductive alterations of insect populations by male killing, feminization, parthenogenesis, or cytoplasmic incompatibility. In insect populations, Wolbachia sp. induce reproductive manipulations to enhance their own spreading. The most frequently observed reproductive abnormality is cytoplasmic incompatibility, where uninfected females are unable to produce offspring with infected males, whereas infected females can produce offspring with both infected and uninfected males, thus creating a reproductive advantage for infected females. Other spectacular effects of Wolbachia sp. infections are male embryo killing, feminization, and parthenogenesis induction. (adapted from PMID:19307581).

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