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Evolution of microbiota–host associations: the microbe’s perspective
Obeng N, Bansept F, Sieber M, Traulsen A, Schulenburg H (2021) Trends in Microbiol. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2021.02.005
On the evolutionary origins of host–microbe associations.
Sieber M, Traulsen A, Schulenburg H, Douglas AE (2021) PNAS. 10.1073/pnas.2016487118
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.