Transgenerational Inheritance: That Pathogen Gut Feeling

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Abstract

Recognizing and remembering dangerous pathogens is of the utmost importance for an animal's survival. Nematodes use a digested bacterial small RNA molecule as a cue of pathogenicity. Inheritance of this RNA even protects the progeny from infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1486-R1488
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume30
Issue number24
DOIs
StatePublished - 21 Dec 2020

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