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CRISPR evolves among the winners

Coevolutionary warfare between bacteria and phage results in the diversification of anti-phage CRISPR arrays among the most successful bacterial competitors

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Fig. 1: The evolutionary outcome of competing genotypes of Streptococcus thermophilus in the absence or presence of polymorphic phages.


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Saha, S., Pande, S. CRISPR evolves among the winners. Nat Ecol Evol 6, 1412–1413 (2022).

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