Protein synthesis in parasites with tiniest genomes is accompanied with remarkable number of errors

The project's most recent paper suggests that Microsporidia – parasites that have the smallest genome among eukaryotes, – have an error-prone protein synthesis machinery and make random errors during protein synthesis that greatly diversify proteomes of these pathogenic species:

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http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/06/13/1803208115

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