Microbial Minutes: The Mutational Waves and Gut Bacteriophage Edition

July 12, 2019

What's hot in the microbial sciences? ASM summarizes microbiology news and reports in Microbial Minutes, a weekly news roundup. Watch the YouTube session for summaries and major findings, and read the reports and news coverage for yourself below. What should we highlight next time? Leave a suggestion in our comments section!

 
Niccum BA et al. The Symmetrical Wave Pattern of Base-Pair Substitution Rates across the Escherichia coli Chromosome has Multiple Causes. mBio. July 2 2019.


 
Edwards RA, et al. Global Phylogeography and Ancient Evolution of the Widespread Human Gut Virus crAssphage. Nature Microbiology. July 8 2019.