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Microbes to-go: slugs as source for Caenorhabditis elegans microbiota acquisition.
Pees B, Johnke J, Möhl M, Hamerich IK, Leippe M, Petersen C (2021) Environ. Microbiol. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.15730.
Harnessing the power of host–microbe symbioses to address grand challenges.
Hentschel U (2021) Nat Rev Microbiol. 19, 615–616. doi: 10.1038/s41579-021-00619-3
The CRC 1182 Community
Collaborative Research Centre 1182
From protists to humans, all animals and plants are inhabited by microbial organisms. There is an increasing appreciation that these resident microbes influence fitness of their plant and animal hosts, ultimately forming a metaorganism consisting of a uni- or multicellular host and a community of associated microorganisms.