Our Paramecia Are Infected

From Journey to the Microcosmos.

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We recently discovered some Holospora infecting one of our Paramecium samples. How does that happen? How does the Holospora get in there? And how are they so successful at infecting?

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SOURCES:
https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Diversity-of-Holospora-Bacteria-in-Paramecium-and-Fokin-G%C3%B6rtz/cdc4b06c78f0133e3ee8c21ebbb44a4f9e668d2b
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5911502/
https://bioone.org/journals/Evolution/volume-57/issue-7/02-635/HOST-GROWTH-CONDITIONS-REGULATE-THE-PLASTICITY-OF-HORIZONTAL-AND-VERTICAL/10.1554/02-635.short