- An Explorer of Life's Deepest Partnerships
- Many pairs have become completely dependent on each other, some even swapping genes. Her research centered largely on aphids, sap-feeding insects that infest plants. The aphids can't survive without a microbe called Buchnera aphidicola, which lives ...
- Aphids balance their diets by rebuilding plant amino acids
- To keep from starving, aphids have evolved a symbiotic relationship with a bacterium called Buchnera aphidicola, which helps to provide essential amino acids. Buchnera is an endosymbiont that can no longer survive independently outside of the aphid.
- Conservationist says Cretaceous Hills prescribed burn would benefit habitat
- Some of the plants that appear to have disappeared from the area are the pink milkwort, the Blue Heart Buchnera Americana, and beard grass. A prescribed burn could help some of the harder-to-open seeds burst and germinate and remove trees that provide ...
- A novel intracellular mutualistic bacterium in the invasive ant Cardiocondyla
- Homologs of gpt have been identified in most bacterial endosymbionts, including Buchnera, Moranella, Blochmannia, Sodalis and Wigglesworthia. The presence of the HGT in the OypB lineage suggests either an ancestral association between C. obscurior ...
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