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(Permalink) Posted: Sep. 15 2008,19:37   

Viruses Collectively Decide Bacterial Cell's Fate

ScienceDaily (Sep. 15, 2008) A new study suggests that bacteria-infecting viruses called phages can make collective decisions about whether to kill host cells immediately after infection or enter a latent state to remain within the host cell.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/09/080915121231.htm

   
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