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Bacterial genomics of plant adaptation

What allows bacteria, both pathogens and mutualists alike, to survive in close association with a eukaryotic host? A new study performed a large-scale comparative genomics analysis to identify novel genetic and genomic traits that are enriched in plant-associated bacterial taxa.

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  1. Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    • Ryan A. Melnyk
    •  & Cara H. Haney
  2. Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    • Cara H. Haney

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