New insights into the evolution of the plague pathogen

– Joint press release by Kiel University and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön –

A research team from Kiel University and MPI-EB identifies genetic factors that were acquired by the pathogen Yersinia pestis during its recent evolution and contribute to our understanding of the emergence of the modern plague pandemic in the 19th century

Quelle: IDW Informationsdienst Wissenschaft