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Endosymbiont DNA in Endobacteria-Free Filarial Nematodes Indicates Ancient Horizontal Genetic Transfer

By Samantha N. McNulty, Jeremy M. Foster, Makedonka Mitreva, Julie C. Dunning Hotopp, John Martin, Kerstin Fischer, Bo Wu, Paul J. Davis, Sanjay Kumar, Norbert W. Brattig, Barton E. Slatko, Gary J. Weil and Peter U. Fischer
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