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TitleSpirochaeta sp. ELBA Genome sequencing
Study TypeOther
Abstract The gutless marine worm O. algarvensis harbors five bacterial endosymbionts that have taken over the functions of its reduced digestive and excretory system. In 2006, Woyke et al. (Nature 443, 950-955) sequenced the symbiotic metagenome of this worm, thereby revealing novel insights into how the sym .. [more]
Center NameJGI