Current Biology: Lukes and Husnik 2018
Lukeš J. and Husník F.
Horizontal gene transfer from bacteria to eukaryotes is the subject of much debate. A recent study reveals the instrumental role that the acquisition of bacterial nucleotide transporters played in the evolution of the ubiquitous, intracellular eukaryotic parasites, the microsporidia.
Lukeš J., Husník F. 2018: Microsporidia: A Single Horizontal Gene Transfer Drives a Great Leap. Current Biology 28: R712–R715. [IF=8,851]