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The evolution of new enzyme function: lessons from xenobiotic metabolizing bacteria versus insecticide-resistant insects

Russell, Robyn J; Scott, Colin; Jackson, Colin; Pandey, Rinku; Pandey, Gunjan; Taylor, Matthew C; Coppin, Christopher W; Liu, Jian-Wei; Oakeshott , John

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Here, we compare the evolutionary routes by which bacteria and insects have evolved enzymatic processes for the degradation of four classes of synthetic chemical insecticide. For insects, the selective advantage of such degradative activities is survival

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60917
Source: Evolutionary Applications
DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-4571.2010.00175.x

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