Bacterial DNA in Human Genomes | Cellular | Scoop.it
A new study finds strong evidence that bacteria can transfer genes into human genomes, especially in cancer cells.

 

Via @jen_cottell

 

Research paper:

"Bacteria-Human Somatic Cell Lateral Gene Transfer Is Enriched in Cancer Samples"

http://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pcbi.1003107


Via Cesar Sanchez