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Phages hijack a host's defence

The discovery that some viruses use a defence mechanism known as a CRISPR/Cas system beautifully illustrates the evolutionary tit-for-tat between viruses and the bacteria they infect. See Letter p.489

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Villion, M., Moineau, S. Phages hijack a host's defence. Nature 494, 433–434 (2013).

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