An evolving view on biogeochemical cycling of iron

  • Andreas Kappler
  • Casey Bryce
  • Elizabeth D. Swanner
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  • Analysis of endogenous viral elements reveals that bornaviruses already infected hosts 100 million years ago.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief
  • This study finds that a deadly skin disease in red squirrels is associated with a staphylococcal clone often acquired through spillover from other hosts.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief
  • Imaging and microfluidics reveal how corals can defend themselves against bacterial pathogens.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief
  • This study reports that Vibrio cholerae outer membrane vesicles protect the cholera toxin from degradative enzymes in the intestinal tract and deliver the active toxin to host cells by a porin-mediated mechanism.

    • Andrea Du Toit
    Research Highlight
  • This month’s Under the Lens discusses the application of the quantitative image analysis software BiofilmQ to understand antibiotic-induced changes in Vibrio cholerae biofilms at single-cell resolution.

    • Divya Choudhary
    • Chloé J. Cassaro
    Under the Lens
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Outbreaks and emerging infections

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