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Mark O. Martin

Is this more kleptogenomic than our rotifer friends, Elio?


Maybe so. But this all just tells me that the natural world exchanges genetic information in an almost perversely promiscuous fashion! I used to tell students that HGT among prokaryotes puts Hollywood promiscuity to shame; it's like someone have children by their Caesar salad.

Maybe this plant is still more shameless?

Thanks again for such great material to discuss in class with my students!

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