[Biology & Species] Luminescent bacteria in squid light organ drive systemic changes in host

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A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by researchers at the University of Hawai'i (UH) at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), revealed that luminescent bacteria, which live harmoniously inside the Hawaiian bobtail squid's light organ, change the gene expression in other organs of their squid host.

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A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by researchers at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, revealed that luminescent bacteria, which live harmoniously inside the Hawaiian bobtail squid's light organ, change the gene expression in other organs of their squid host.

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