Given the ubiquity of intracellular associations between eukaryotes and prokaryotes, why are there so few reports of prokaryotes living "within" prokaryotes? In fact, I can only think of one reported case.
The purpose of this blog is to share my appreciation for the width and depth of the microbial activities on this planet. I will emphasize the unusual and the unexpected phenomena for which I have a special fascination... (more)
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Participate in ASM Live at ICAAC 2014 in Washington, D.C., where we will be live streaming video interviews of select presenters with host Michael Schmidt, Professor and Vice Chairman of Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina and co-host of the This Week in Microbiology podcast.