Lucy A Weinert

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Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Are we underestimating the diversity and incidence of insect bacterial symbionts? A case study in ladybird beetles
    Lucy A Weinert
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Biol Lett 3:678-81. 2007
  2. pmc Evolution and diversity of Rickettsia bacteria
    Lucy A Weinert
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK
    BMC Biol 7:6. 2009
  3. pmc Conjugation genes are common throughout the genus Rickettsia and are transmitted horizontally
    Lucy A Weinert
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3619-27. 2009
  4. pmc Evolutionary genomics of Staphylococcus aureus reveals insights into the origin and molecular basis of ruminant host adaptation
    Caitriona M Guinane
    The Roslin Institute and Centre for Infectious Diseases, Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Genome Biol Evol 2:454-66. 2010

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Publications4

  1. pmc Are we underestimating the diversity and incidence of insect bacterial symbionts? A case study in ladybird beetles
    Lucy A Weinert
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Biol Lett 3:678-81. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that the true incidence and diversity of bacterial symbionts in insects may be far greater than previously thought...
  2. pmc Evolution and diversity of Rickettsia bacteria
    Lucy A Weinert
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK
    BMC Biol 7:6. 2009
    ..However, little is known about the biology of these latter strains. Here, we have identified 20 new strains of Rickettsia from arthropods, and constructed a multi-gene phylogeny of the entire genus which includes these new strains...
  3. pmc Conjugation genes are common throughout the genus Rickettsia and are transmitted horizontally
    Lucy A Weinert
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3619-27. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Evolutionary genomics of Staphylococcus aureus reveals insights into the origin and molecular basis of ruminant host adaptation
    Caitriona M Guinane
    The Roslin Institute and Centre for Infectious Diseases, Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Genome Biol Evol 2:454-66. 2010
    ..aureus biotyping scheme. Taken together, these data provide broad new insights into the origin and molecular basis of S. aureus ruminant host specificity...