The evolution of heritable symbionts

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Abstract

Symbiotic microorganisms are extremely widespread in nature, having intimate and often obligatory associations with their host species. Despite the near ubiquity of arthropod symbionts, their study has been constrained by their fastidious nature and inability to be cultured out of hte arthropod host.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInfluential Passengers: Inherited Microorganisms and Arthropod Reproduction
EditorsScott L O'Neill, Ary A Hoffman, John H Werren
Place of PublicationNew York USA
PublisherOxford University Press
Pages1 - 41
Number of pages41
Edition1
ISBN (Print)0198577869
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

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