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Ranking 4th in Microbiology in the 2013 Thomson-Reuters Citation Reports, FEMS Microbiology Reviews publishes invited reviews from leading authors to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage on key issues in microbiology.


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Exceptionally widespread nanomachines composed of type IV pilins: the prokaryotic Swiss Army knives
Prokaryotes have engineered sophisticated surface nanomachines that have allowed them to colonize Earth and thrive even in extreme environments.
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Towards an integrated model of bacterial conjugation
Bacterial conjugation is one of the main mechanisms for the dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes.
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The functional basis of adaptive evolution in chemostats
Two of the central problems in biology are determining the molecular basis of adaptive evolution and understanding how cells regulate their growth.
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Regulation of gene uptake CRISPR
The bacterial adaptive immunity system CRISPR-CAS is one example of a novel and fascinating system. It is involved not only in controlling invasion of foreign DNA but more generally in the control of endogenous gene expression.

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