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MICROBIOLOGY: A Tail of Two Specifi-cities

Access to the article is free, however registration and sign-in are required. The pathogenic bacterium Bordetella can switch phenotype to evade attack by viruses called bacteriophages. In his Perspective, Hatfull discusses new work (Liu et al.) that describes how a bacteriophage uses a reverse transcriptase-dependent process to generate variants that can infect both phenotypes of Bordetella.

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Resource Type: Journal article/Issue, Review, Diagram
Audience Level: High school upper division 11-12, Undergraduate lower division 13-14, Undergraduate upper division 15-16, Graduate

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Authors and Editors: Graham F. Hatfull of Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Publisher: AAAS
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