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Additional reading: Chapter 11

Additional Reading:

Dale, Jeremy W., and Simon F. Park. Molecular genetics of bacteria. John Wiley & Sons, 2013.

Danchin, EGJ et al 2010 Multiple lateral gene transfers and duplications have promoted plant parasitism ability in nematodes. Proc Natl Acad. Sci USA 107: 17651-17656

Johnston, M. 2016.  Joshua Lederberg on Bacterial Recombination.  Genetics 203: 613-614.

Oldstone, M. B. (2009). Viruses, plagues, and history: past, present and future. Oxford University Press.

Pace NR, Sapp J, Goldenfeld N. Phylogeny and beyond: Scientific, historical, and conceptual significance of the first tree of life. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 24;109(4):1011-8.

Snyder, L., Peters, J. E., Henkin, T. M., & Champness, W. (2013). Molecular genetics of bacteria. American Society of Microbiology.

Additional Reading for Boxes:

Toolbox 11.3

Barrangou, R., Fremaux, C., Deveau, H., Richards, M., Boyaval, P., Moineau, S., Romero, D.A. and Horvath, P., 2007. CRISPR provides acquired resistance against viruses in prokaryotes. Science, 315(5819), pp.1709-1712.

Sorek, Rotem, Victor Kunin, and Philip Hugenholtz. "CRISPR—a widespread system that provides acquired resistance against phages in bacteria and archaea." Nature Reviews Microbiology 6, no. 3 (2008): 181-186.

Box 11.1

Wozniak, Rachel AF, and Matthew K. Waldor. "Integrative and conjugative elements: mosaic mobile genetic elements enabling dynamic lateral gene flow." Nature Reviews Microbiology 8.8 (2010): 552-563.