BREX is a novel phage resistance system widespread in microbial genomes.

Abstract

The perpetual arms race between bacteria and phage has resulted in the evolution of efficient resistance systems that protect bacteria from phage infection. Such systems, which include the CRISPR-Cas and restriction-modification systems, have proven to be invaluable in the biotechnology and dairy industries. Here, we report on a six-gene cassette in… (More)
DOI: 10.15252/embj.201489455

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