The Many Roads to Parasitism : A Tale of Convergence

  title={The Many Roads to Parasitism : A Tale of Convergence},
  author={Simon I. Hay},
Parasitic organisms account for a large portion of living species. They have arisen on multiple independent occasions in many phyla, and thus encompass a huge biological diversity. This review uses several lines of evidence to argue that this vast diversity can be reduced to a few evolutionary end points that transcend 
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