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Bacterial twist to an antiviral defence

The discovery of an antiviral defence system in bacteria that shares some components with a key antiviral defence pathway in animals provides insight into how this important response might have evolved.
Karen L. Maxwell is in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1M1, Canada.
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Nature 574, 638-639 (2019)

doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-02974-x

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