TWiM #98: Bacteria and eukaryotes get horizontal

TWiM #98: Bacteria and eukaryotes get horizontal

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The TWiM crew ponders the question of how a bacterium finds its middle when dividing, then divulge the transfer of interbacterial antagonism genes to eukaryotes, where they may function in innate defense.
Links for this episode:

Size independent symmetric division (Nat Commun)

How does a bacterium find its middle? (Nat Struct Biol)

Genes transferred from bacteria augment eukaryotic defenses (Cell)

Antibacterial gene transfer (eLife)

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