Published in Genetics and Environmental Law Weekly, August 20th, 2005
"The importance of viruses in marine microbial ecology has been established over the past decade. Specifically, viruses influence bacterial abundance and community composition through lysis and alter bacterial genetic diversity through transduction and lysogenic conversion. By contrast, the abundance and distribution of viruses in soils are almost completely unknown," scientists in the United States report.
"This study describes the abundance and diversity of autochthonous viruses in six Delaware soils:...
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