This month’s Genome Watch highlights the systematic discovery of defence systems, paving the way to decode novel genetic functions and further our understanding of microbial warfare.
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Cazares, A., Figueroa, W. & Cazares, D. Diversity of microbial defence systems. Nat Rev Microbiol 20, 191 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41579-022-00702-3
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