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Plasmids play a key role in bacterial evolution by providing bacteria with new and important functions, such as antibiotic resistance. New research shows how bacterial regulatory evolution can stabilize bacteria-plasmid associations and catalyze evolutionary innovation.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.006

Type

Journal article

Journal

Curr Biol

Publication Date

31/08/2015

Volume

25

Pages

R764 - R767

Keywords

Animals, Biological Evolution, Genetic Variation, Genome, Bacterial, Plasmids, Pseudomonas fluorescens