Lice and their bacterial sidekicks have evolved together for millions of years

NewsA study provides new insights into the complex, shared history between blood-sucking lice and the vitamin-producing bacterial sidekicks that enable them to parasitize mammals, including primates and humans.Contributed Author: Florida Museum of Natural HistoryTopics: Biology

Lice and their bacterial sidekicks have evolved together for millions of years

A Florida Museum of Natural History study provides new insights into the complex, shared history between blood-sucking lice and the vitamin-producing bacterial sidekicks that enable them to ...

Fri 14 Apr 17 from Phys.org

Lice and Their Bacterial Sidekicks Have Evolved Together for Millions of Years, Mon 17 Apr 17 from Laboratory Equipment

Lice and their bacterial sidekicks have evolved together for millions of years, Fri 14 Apr 17 from Eurekalert

Lice and bacteria, partners in parasitism

Scientists have sought to better understand the evolutionary history of bacteria residing within lice. In this study, they see that bacterial evolution is driven by associations with lice, and ...

Sat 15 Apr 17 from ScienceDaily

Lice and bacteria, partners in parasitism, Fri 14 Apr 17 from Eurekalert

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