The TWiM team marvels over the finding of a completely nitrifying Nitrospira, and horizontal gene transfer from Wolbachia into an animal genome.
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Links for this episode
- Complete nitrification by Nitrospira bacteria (Nature one, two)
- Enigmatic comammox (PhysOrg)
- Ammonia-oxidizing bacteria (Ann Rev Micro)
- Tardigrade controversy (SciAlert)
- Horizontal gene transfer from Wolbachia to grasshopper (PeerJ)
- Image credit
- Letters read on TWiM 117
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