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The Microbial Olympics.

Abstract:

Every four years, the Olympic Games plays host to competitors who have built on their natural talent by training for many years to become the best in their chosen discipline. Similar spirit and endeavour can be found throughout the microbial world, in which every day is a competition to survive and thrive. Microorganisms are trained through evolution to become the fittest and the best adapted to a particular environmental niche or lifestyle, and to innovate when the 'rules of the game' are ch...

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10.1038/nrmicro2837

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics
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Journal:
Nature reviews. Microbiology
Volume:
10
Issue:
8
Pages:
583-588
Publication date:
2012-08-05
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EISSN:
1740-1534
ISSN:
1740-1526
URN:
uuid:d430f37d-50f1-4053-a945-596e3c1d2467
Source identifiers:
344552
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pubs:344552

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