An international team led by investigators at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in the UK takes a look at population genomics and genome dynamics in Chlamydia trachomatis, a bacterial species notorious for its role in sexually transmitted infections and infections that can lead to blindness. Using genome sequence data for 563 C.

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