Eukaryotic Sexual Reproduction Evoked “with a Little Help from My Friends”

James Umen, Ursula Goodenough, Joseph Heitman

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Bacteria and eukaryotes interact in many ways—from the microbiome that educates the mammalian immune system and enhances nutrition to relationships that are commensal, symbiotic, or parasitic. Now in an unexpected twist, King and colleagues have expanded the repertoire of prokaryotic influence over eukaryotic physiology to include mating.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1059-1061
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 7 2017


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