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Hexbyte Glen Cove ‘Pokemonas’: Bacteria related to lung parasites discovered, named after Pokémon

Light microscope image and illustration of a Thecofilosea amoeba with intracellular Legionellales bacteria ('Ca. Pokemonas kadabra'). The bacteria were stained red by so-called 'fluorescence in situ hybridization'. Credit: Marcel Dominik Solbach A research team at the University of Cologne has discovered previously undescribed bacteria in amoebae that are related to Legionella and may even...

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