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Where wood is chopped, splinters must fall

Bacteria and other prokaryotes have been around for billions of years because they managed to develop successful evolutionary strategies for survival. For instance, they possess defense mechanisms that allow them to discriminate ...

dateJan 22, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Plant immunity comes at a price

Plants are under permanent attack by a multitude of pathogens. To win the battle against fungi, bacteria, viruses and other pathogens, they have developed a complex and effective immune system. And just as in humans, this ...

dateNov 21, 2014 in Biotechnology
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