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Eubacteria part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is part of the Tree of Life Web Project and is a jumping-off point for information about classification and phylogeny of bacteria. It contains a listing of bacterial phyla with brief ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Diversity
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Bibliography, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Archaea part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is part of the Tree of Life Web Project and is a jumping-off point for information about archaea. There are links to Tree of Life pages with more detailed information on two of the three ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Diversity
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Bibliography, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), General Public, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Taxonomy Browser (Bacteria) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains a listing of all bacterial (eubacterial) lineages for which there is data/information in any of the NCBI databases (e.g. PubMed, GenBank). List entries are organized hierarchically ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Microbiology, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Diversity, Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

But Madame Butterfly, Where Are All the Males? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Scientific American article reports that a population of Samoan blue moon butterflies has been able to develop resistance to the male-killing bacteria Wolbachia. It explores how an introduced ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12)

Symbiotic enemies fight over insect part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online news article reports that bacteriophage affects the control Wolbachia has over host reproduction, particularly the processes of cytoplasmic incompatibility (CI) in which infected males ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Evolution, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

One Species' Genome Discovered Inside Another's part of SERC Web Resource Collection

According to this online article, scientists have discovered a copy of the genome of the bacterial parasite Wolbachia residing inside the genome of its host species. It explains that lateral gene ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Molecular Biology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Ecology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Animations/Video
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), General Public, Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Bacteria Spurs Speciation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This brief Scientific American article reports that the infectious bacterium Wolbachia has been shown to serve as a reproductive barrier in wasps, thus keeping species reproductively separated in ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Principles, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Parasitism, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8)

Speciation and Wolbachia part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This scientific article offers a comprehensive overview of Wolbachia and its role in speciation. Sections include: What Wolbachia is; What Wolbachia Does to Its Host; Wolbachia – a ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Evolution: Infectious Speciation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Nature news article summarizes reports that the infectious bacterium Wolbachia acts as a reproductive barrier to gene exchange in its host. The article reviews the nature of Wolbachia and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Principles, Biology:Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Bacterium Can Alter Evolution Of Another Species part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Daily University Science News article reviews scientific evidence that the parasitic bacterium Wolbachia can accelerate the natural evolution of wasps by altering the sperm of its male host, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Parasitism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)