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June 1, 2023jessica-sacher
Jumbo phage Research paper Phage nucleus

In the arms race between bacteria and phages, some large-genome jumbo phages have evolved a protein shell that encloses their replicating genome. In a new preprint, Eray Enustun and colleagues have used proximity labeling to identify a ‘phage nucleus protein interaction network’, including 6 uncharacterized nuclear shell-associated proteins.

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