Evolutionary Genomics: Transdomain Gene Transfers

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Biologists have until now conceded that bacterial gene transfer to multicellular animals is relatively uncommon in Nature. A new study showing promiscuous insertions of bacterial endosymbiont genes into invertebrate genomes ushers in a shift in this paradigm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R935-R936
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number21
StatePublished - Nov 6 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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