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Symbiotic Microbes Induce Profound Genetic Changes in Their Hosts
July 28, 2008
Though bacteria are everywhere--from the air we breathe and the food we eat to our guts and skin--the vast majority are innocuous or even beneficial, and only a handful pose any threat to us. What distinguishes a welcome microbial guest from an unwanted intruder?
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