Bacterial Retrons Function In Anti-Phage Defense

Adi Millman, Aude Bernheim, Avigail Stokar-Avihail, Taya Fedorenko, Maya Voichek, Azita Leavitt, Yaara Oppenheimer-Shaanan, Rotem Sorek*

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Abstract

Retrons are part of a large family of anti-phage defense systems that are widespread in bacteria and confer resistance against a broad range of phages, mediated by abortive infection.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1551-1561.e12
JournalCell
Volume183
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 10 Dec 2020
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Anti-phage
  • Bacteria
  • Defense
  • Ec48
  • Eco8
  • Phage
  • Retron
  • msDNA
  • recBCD

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