Search for dissertations about: "Wolbachia"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word Wolbachia.

  1. 1. Ecology and Genomics of a male-killing Wolbachia

    Author : Anne Duplouy; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Wolbachia; male-killing; Lepidoptera;

    Abstract : In my PhD thesis I have studied different aspects of the biology of the male-killing (MK) Wolbachia strain wBol1 that infects the tropical butterfly Hypolimnas bolina. First I have investigated the causes and consequences of the recent spread of wBol1 in the South Pacific Islands, bringing new insights into the biogeography of this bacterium. READ MORE

  2. 2. Genome Evolution and Niche Differentiation of Bacterial Endosymbionts

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kirsten Maren Ellegaard; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; niche; habitat; endosymbiont; gut microbiome; honey bee; Wolbachia; comparative; genomics;

    Abstract : Most animals contain chronic microbial infections that inflict no harm on their hosts. Recently, the gut microflora of humans and other animals have been characterized. However, little is known about the forces that shape the diversity of these bacterial communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Genome Evolution in Maternally Inherited Insect Endosymbionts

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lisa Klasson; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Biology; Biologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi;

    Abstract : Symbiosis is a widely common phenomenon in nature and has undoubtedly contributed to the evolution of all organisms on earth. Symbiotic associations can be of varying character, such as parasitic or mutualistic, but all imply a close relationship. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chemical signals in interactions between Hylobius abietis and associated bacteria

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kungliga tekniska högskolan

    Author : Karolin Axelsson; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Pine weevil; Hylobius; Rahnella; Pseudomonas; bacteria; fungi; metabolites; 2-methoxyphenol; 2-phenylethanol; Kemi; Chemistry;

    Abstract : The pine weevil (Hylobius abietis L.) is one of the two topmost economically important insect pests in Swedish conifer forests. The damage increase in areas were the silvicultural practice is to use clear cuttings were the insects gather and breed. READ MORE