Honeybee gut microbiota

The honeybee microbiota and its impact on health and disease

  • Erick V. S. Motta
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    • Agustina Taglialegna
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  • This month’s Genome Watch discusses the application of spatial transcriptomics to investigate the arrangements of microbial communities and their effects on the host.

    • Matthew J. Blow
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    • Andrea Du Toit
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    • Andrea Du Toit
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