Endosymbiosis: Protein targeting further erodes the organelle/symbiont distinction

John P. McCutcheon, Patrick J. Keeling

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New work in aphids shows that a nuclear-encoded protein resulting from a horizontal gene transfer is targeted to a bacterial symbiont, further blurring the distinction between organelle and symbiont.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R654-R655
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number14
StatePublished - Jul 21 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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