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Wolbachia-mediated virus blocking in mosquito cells is dependent on XRN1-mediated viral RNA degradation and influenced by viral replication rate.

Thomas S, Verma J, Woolfit M, O'Neill SL.

PLoS Pathog. 2018 Mar 1;14(3):e1006879. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006879. eCollection 2018 Mar.


Wolbachia infection alters the relative abundance of resident bacteria in adult Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, but not larvae.

Audsley MD, Seleznev A, Joubert DA, Woolfit M, O'Neill SL, McGraw EA.

Mol Ecol. 2018 Jan;27(1):297-309. doi: 10.1111/mec.14436. Epub 2017 Dec 9.


Gut microbiota in Drosophila melanogaster interacts with Wolbachia but does not contribute to Wolbachia-mediated antiviral protection.

Ye YH, Seleznev A, Flores HA, Woolfit M, McGraw EA.

J Invertebr Pathol. 2017 Feb;143:18-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jip.2016.11.011. Epub 2016 Nov 18.


A Native Wolbachia Endosymbiont Does Not Limit Dengue Virus Infection in the Mosquito Aedes notoscriptus (Diptera: Culicidae).

Skelton E, Rancès E, Frentiu FD, Kusmintarsih ES, Iturbe-Ormaetxe I, Caragata EP, Woolfit M, O'Neill SL.

J Med Entomol. 2016 Mar;53(2):401-8.


Discovery of putative small non-coding RNAs from the obligate intracellular bacterium Wolbachia pipientis.

Woolfit M, Algama M, Keith JM, McGraw EA, Popovici J.

PLoS One. 2015 Mar 4;10(3):e0118595. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118595. eCollection 2015.


A distinct and divergent lineage of genomic island-associated Type IV Secretion Systems in Legionella.

Wee BA, Woolfit M, Beatson SA, Petty NK.

PLoS One. 2013 Dec 16;8(12):e82221. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082221. eCollection 2013.


Genomic evolution of the pathogenic Wolbachia strain, wMelPop.

Woolfit M, Iturbe-Ormaetxe I, Brownlie JC, Walker T, Riegler M, Seleznev A, Popovici J, Rancès E, Wee BA, Pavlides J, Sullivan MJ, Beatson SA, Lane A, Sidhu M, McMeniman CJ, McGraw EA, O'Neill SL.

Genome Biol Evol. 2013;5(11):2189-204. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evt169.


Wolbachia-associated bacterial protection in the mosquito Aedes aegypti.

Ye YH, Woolfit M, Rancès E, O'Neill SL, McGraw EA.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Aug 8;7(8):e2362. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002362. eCollection 2013.


Infection with a Virulent Strain of Wolbachia Disrupts Genome Wide-Patterns of Cytosine Methylation in the Mosquito Aedes aegypti.

Ye YH, Woolfit M, Huttley GA, Rancès E, Caragata EP, Popovici J, O'Neill SL, McGraw EA.

PLoS One. 2013 Jun 19;8(6):e66482. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066482. Print 2013.


Draft genome sequence of the male-killing Wolbachia strain wBol1 reveals recent horizontal gene transfers from diverse sources.

Duplouy A, Iturbe-Ormaetxe I, Beatson SA, Szubert JM, Brownlie JC, McMeniman CJ, McGraw EA, Hurst GD, Charlat S, O'Neill SL, Woolfit M.

BMC Genomics. 2013 Jan 16;14:20. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-20.


Influence of the virus LbFV and of Wolbachia in a host-parasitoid interaction.

Martinez J, Duplouy A, Woolfit M, Vavre F, O'Neill SL, Varaldi J.

PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35081. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035081. Epub 2012 Apr 25.


The relative importance of innate immune priming in Wolbachia-mediated dengue interference.

Rancès E, Ye YH, Woolfit M, McGraw EA, O'Neill SL.

PLoS Pathog. 2012 Feb;8(2):e1002548. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002548. Epub 2012 Feb 23.


Tandem repeat markers as novel diagnostic tools for high resolution fingerprinting of Wolbachia.

Riegler M, Iturbe-Ormaetxe I, Woolfit M, Miller WJ, O'Neill SL.

BMC Microbiol. 2012 Jan 18;12 Suppl 1:S12. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-12-S1-S12.


Quantifying the variation in the effective population size within a genome.

Gossmann TI, Woolfit M, Eyre-Walker A.

Genetics. 2011 Dec;189(4):1389-402. doi: 10.1534/genetics.111.132654. Epub 2011 Sep 27.


Parallel evolution of the make-accumulate-consume strategy in Saccharomyces and Dekkera yeasts.

Rozpędowska E, Hellborg L, Ishchuk OP, Orhan F, Galafassi S, Merico A, Woolfit M, Compagno C, Piskur J.

Nat Commun. 2011;2:302. doi: 10.1038/ncomms1305.


Variable infection frequency and high diversity of multiple strains of Wolbachia pipientis in Perkinsiella Planthoppers.

Hughes GL, Allsopp PG, Brumbley SM, Woolfit M, McGraw EA, O'Neill SL.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Mar;77(6):2165-8. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02878-10. Epub 2011 Jan 28.


A simple protocol to obtain highly pure Wolbachia endosymbiont DNA for genome sequencing.

Iturbe-Ormaetxe I, Woolfit M, Rancès E, Duplouy A, O'Neill SL.

J Microbiol Methods. 2011 Jan;84(1):134-6. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2010.10.019. Epub 2010 Oct 31.


Massively parallel sequencing and analysis of expressed sequence tags in a successful invasive plant.

Prentis PJ, Woolfit M, Thomas-Hall SR, Ortiz-Barrientos D, Pavasovic A, Lowe AJ, Schenk PM.

Ann Bot. 2010 Dec;106(6):1009-17. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcq201. Epub 2010 Oct 7.


Increased locomotor activity and metabolism of Aedes aegypti infected with a life-shortening strain of Wolbachia pipientis.

Evans O, Caragata EP, McMeniman CJ, Woolfit M, Green DC, Williams CR, Franklin CE, O'Neill SL, McGraw EA.

J Exp Biol. 2009 May;212(Pt 10):1436-41. doi: 10.1242/jeb.028951.


Effective population size and the rate and pattern of nucleotide substitutions.

Woolfit M.

Biol Lett. 2009 Jun 23;5(3):417-20. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0155. Epub 2009 Apr 8. Review.


An ancient horizontal gene transfer between mosquito and the endosymbiotic bacterium Wolbachia pipientis.

Woolfit M, Iturbe-Ormaetxe I, McGraw EA, O'Neill SL.

Mol Biol Evol. 2009 Feb;26(2):367-74. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msn253. Epub 2008 Nov 6.


Complex evolution of the DAL5 transporter family.

Hellborg L, Woolfit M, Arthursson-Hellborg M, Piskur J.

BMC Genomics. 2008 Apr 11;9:164. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-9-164.


Independent sorting-out of thousands of duplicated gene pairs in two yeast species descended from a whole-genome duplication.

Scannell DR, Frank AC, Conant GC, Byrne KP, Woolfit M, Wolfe KH.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 May 15;104(20):8397-402. Epub 2007 May 9.


Genome survey sequencing of the wine spoilage yeast Dekkera (Brettanomyces) bruxellensis.

Woolfit M, Rozpedowska E, Piskur J, Wolfe KH.

Eukaryot Cell. 2007 Apr;6(4):721-33. Epub 2007 Feb 2.


There is no universal molecular clock for invertebrates, but rate variation does not scale with body size.

Thomas JA, Welch JJ, Woolfit M, Bromham L.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 May 9;103(19):7366-71. Epub 2006 May 1.


The distribution of fitness effects of new deleterious amino acid mutations in humans.

Eyre-Walker A, Woolfit M, Phelps T.

Genetics. 2006 Jun;173(2):891-900. Epub 2006 Mar 17.


Population size and molecular evolution on islands.

Woolfit M, Bromham L.

Proc Biol Sci. 2005 Nov 7;272(1578):2277-82.


The gene duplication that greased society's wheels.

Woolfit M, Wolfe K.

Nat Genet. 2005 Jun;37(6):566-7. No abstract available.


Selection pressure-driven evolution of the Epstein-Barr virus-encoded oncogene LMP1 in virus isolates from Southeast Asia.

Burrows JM, Bromham L, Woolfit M, Piganeau G, Tellam J, Connolly G, Webb N, Poulsen L, Cooper L, Burrows SR, Moss DJ, Haryana SM, Ng M, Nicholls JM, Khanna R.

J Virol. 2004 Jul;78(13):7131-7.


Increased rates of sequence evolution in endosymbiotic bacteria and fungi with small effective population sizes.

Woolfit M, Bromham L.

Mol Biol Evol. 2003 Sep;20(9):1545-55. Epub 2003 Jun 27.


Testing the relationship between morphological and molecular rates of change along phylogenies.

Bromham L, Woolfit M, Lee MS, Rambaut A.

Evolution. 2002 Oct;56(10):1921-30.


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