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Mark O. Martin

Merry, I cannot express to you how much I enjoyed that post. I have long thought phages were very interesting, and the whole GTA business is exciting (as is the Terry Beveridge---RIP and much missed---finding of DNA containing membrane vesicles being excreted). Gene transfer is going to be the norm, not the exception. I think that organisms probably have to worry more about keeping their genomes intact! Again, such a fun essay.

And not to be found in textbooks!

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