Tag: "endosymbionts" at biology news
New species from old data
...ight help shed light on the evolution of bacterial endosymbionts
and on the mechanisms these organisms use to alter the cell cycle of the host in order to reproduce....
Three bacterial genomes found lurking inside recently sequenced fruit fly genomes
... ground up and the DNA extracted, meaning that any endosymbionts
- organisms that live their entire lives inside an...e human genome, were more careful to eliminate any endosymbionts
or parasites, he said, but secrets may still lie hidden inside these other genomes. "There is a lot ...
Evolutionary harmony for stinkbugs and their gut bacteria: A perfect match
... symbionts to survive. And, like Buchnera, the gut endosymbionts
also appear to have co-evolved with their host. The phylogenetic tree of the stinkbugs, the researchers found, "perfectly agreed" with the phylogenetic relationships of the gut symbionts. Moreover, the symbiotic lifestyle that has shaped the genome e...
UA researchers find smallest cellular genome
.... The relationship between some insects and their endosymbionts
is so close and so ancient that the insects house ...alled bacteriomes. Studying the genomes of such endosymbionts
can provide clues to how microorganisms' metabolic capabilities contribute to both their hosts and t...