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One Species Genome Discovered Inside Another
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One Species' Genome Discovered Inside Another

July 27, 2010
In this illustration, Wolbachia, a bacterial parasite, enters a host cell, then Wolbachia DNA is incorporated into the DNA of the host cell.

This discovery was made as part of a research project supported by the National Science Foundation Frontiers in Integrative Biological Research program, which supports large, integrative projects addressing major questions in biology.