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Peter J. Hotez

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Host-associated microbiomes drive structure and function of marine ecosystems

Laetitia G. E. Wilkins, Matthieu Leray, Aaron O’Dea, Benedict Yuen, Raquel S. Peixoto, et al

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A unifying structural and functional model of the coronavirus replication organelle: Tracking down RNA synthesis

Eric J. Snijder, Ronald W. A. L. Limpens, Adriaan H. de Wilde, Anja W. M. de Jong, Jessika C. Zevenhoven-Dobbe, et al
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Evolutionary dynamics of bacteria in the gut microbiome within and across hosts

Nandita R. Garud, Benjamin H. Good, Oskar Hallatschek, Katherine S. Pollard

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γ-proteobacteria eject their polar flagella under nutrient depletion, retaining flagellar motor relic structures

Josie L. Ferreira, Forson Z. Gao, Florian M. Rossmann, Andrea Nans, Susanne Brenzinger, et al
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High-resolution mapping reveals that microniches in the gastric glands control Helicobacter pylori colonization of the stomach
Connie Fung, Shumin Tan, Mifuyu Nakajima, Emma C. Skoog, Luis Fernando Camarillo-Guerrero, et al
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Intestinal delta-6-desaturase activity determines host range for Toxoplasma sexual reproduction
Bruno Martorelli Di Genova, Sarah K. Wilson, J. P. Dubey, Laura J. Knoll
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Mapping trends in insecticide resistance phenotypes in African malaria vectors
Penelope A. Hancock, Chantal J. M. Hendriks, Julie-Anne Tangena, Harry Gibson, Janet Hemingway, et al
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The future of PLOS Biology

Nonia Pariente, on behalf of the PLOS Biology Staff Editors

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