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Getting ahead of the competition

This month’s Genome Watch highlights current research into the genomic and functional diversity of type VI secretion systems in Vibrio cholerae.

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Kane, L., Dorman, M.J. Getting ahead of the competition. Nat Rev Microbiol 19, 551 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41579-021-00599-4

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