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April 20, 2023jessica-sacher
Capsular polysaccharides Phage resistance Research paper

Capsules and their traits affect phage susceptibility and plasmid conjugation efficiency, as per a preprint by Matthieu Haudiquet et al. They show that capsule swaps invert phage susceptibility and affect conjugation efficiency, with implications for population dynamics and horizontal gene transfer.

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