TWiM 86: Blurring the line between organelle and endosymbiont

September 3, 2014

Acyrthosiphon pisum pea aphid-PLoSHosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael Schmidt, Elio Schaechter and Michele Swanson.

Vincent, Elio, Michael, and Michele consider whether our eating behavior is manipulated by gastrointestinal microbiota, and an aphid gene of bacterial origin whose gene product encodes a protein that is transported to an obligate endosymbiont.

 

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