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Adaptive Gene Response

Caption: In a study of the microbe S. oneidensis MR-1's ability to genetically adapt to environmental changes, Berkeley Lab researchers found that out of 3,247 protein-coding genes only 5 percent showed a correlation between expression and fitness.

Credit: (Image courtesy of Adam Arkin, Morgan Price, et. al, Berkeley Lab)

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