TWiM 98: Bacteria and eukaryotes get horizontal

February 18, 2015

Adult deer tick, Ixodes scapularis Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael Schmidt, Elio Schaechter and Michele Swanson.

The TWiM crew ponders the question of how a bacterium finds its middle when dividing, then divulge the transfer of interbacterial antagonism genes to eukaryotes, where they may function in innate defense.

 

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