Towards understanding an ultimately simple metaorganism: impact of symbiotic microbes and algae on developmental processes of Hydra and their adaption within the host
Inter-species interactions in the freshwater polyp Hydra between symbiotic algae and host cells had been the subject of research since decades since they not onlyDiscover more
FeaturedA secreted antibacterial neuropeptide shapes the microbiome of Hydra.
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