TITLE

Fitness partners beat the heat

AUTHOR(S)
Mullard, Asher
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Nature Reviews Microbiology;Jun2007, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p396
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of the study concerning the mutation effects of Acyrthosiphon pisum and Buchnera aphidicola after heat treatment. The researchers measure their level of expressions through microarrays exposed to elevated temperatures. The researchers found that Acyrthosiphon pisum and Buchnera aphidicola release aphids with essential amino acids, modulate thermal tolerance, and increase aphid fitness.
ACCESSION #
25066414

 

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