Candidatus Megaira

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Candidatus Megaira”
Oldest registered citation
Lanzoni et al., 2019
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This name was last modified 6 days ago
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Publications (3)

Citation Title
Davison et al., 2022, Nature Communications Genomic diversity across the Rickettsia and ‘Candidatus Megaira’ genera and proposal of genus status for the Torix group
Davison et al., 2022, <i>‘Candidatus</i> Megaira’ are diverse symbionts of algae and ciliates with the potential for defensive symbiosis
Lanzoni et al., 2019, Scientific Reports Diversity and environmental distribution of the cosmopolitan endosymbiont “Candidatus Megaira”

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