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Histones also might protect archaea against invaders, such as phages or transposable elements, which would find it harder to integrate into the genome when it’s wrapped around the proteins.DNA’s Histone Spools Hint at How Complex Cells Evolved|Viviane Callier|May 10, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Periodically, Marlière searched genetic databases for other phages that have PurZ and might contain the elusive picky polymerase.
So Zhao and colleagues in China chose a phage called SH-Ab 15497 that infects Acinetobacter bacteria, and confirmed that its DNA alphabet also has Z in place of A, his team reports.
Why phages would bother with the unconventional DNA was still unknown.
By 2050, 10 million people are projected to die each year from antibiotic-resistant infections, and phages could be our last hope.How to listen to all of Vox’s Earth Month podcasts|Lauren Katz|April 16, 2021|Vox