Horizontal Gene Transfer and the History of Life.


Microbes acquire DNA from a variety of sources. The last decades, which have seen the development of genome sequencing, have revealed that horizontal gene transfer has been a major evolutionary force that has constantly reshaped genomes throughout evolution. However, because the history of life must ultimately be deduced from gene phylogenies, the lack of… (More)
DOI: 10.1101/cshperspect.a018036



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@article{Daubin2016HorizontalGT, title={Horizontal Gene Transfer and the History of Life.}, author={Vincent Daubin and Gergely J. Sz{\"o}llosi}, journal={Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in biology}, year={2016}, volume={8 4}, pages={a018036} }