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Symbiosis: Breaking down walls to live in harmony

  1. Natalia Requena  Is a corresponding author
  2. Reinhard Fischer  Is a corresponding author
  1. Botanical Institute, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  2. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
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Cite this article as: eLife 2014;3:e04603 doi: 10.7554/eLife.04603
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Cryo-electron microscopy image of bacteria (colored in green) entering a fungal cell (blue/grey).

This combination of bacteria (B. rhizoxinica) and fungus (R. microspores) is responsible for a disease called rice seedling blight that can kill rice plants. The scale bar is 5 µm.

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