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Why So Small?

At the American Society for Microbiology's annual meeting held in New Orleans, La., this week, Yale University's Nancy Moran outlined her group's investigations of symbiotic bacterial genomes that are as small as 145 kb — and shrinking. The pea aphid's mutual obligate symbiont Buchnera aphidicola has shown a reduction in the size of its genome over time.

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