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Arms race in a drop of sea water
Partensky, F.; Garczarek, L. (2011). Arms race in a drop of sea water. Nature (Lond.) 474(7353): 582-583
In: Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 0028-0836, more
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    Marine environment; Predation; Species diversity; Viruses; Cyanobacteria [WoRMS]; Marine

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  • Partensky, F.
  • Garczarek, L.

    Marine cyanobacteria can shrug off viral assault by inactivating the genes involved in virus attachment. But this strategy has a cost: it may affect cell fitness or even favour infection by other viruses.

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