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Viral DNA delivers wasp's sting
By Kwok, Roberta
Nature international weekly journal of science, 2009
ISBN: doi:10.1038/news.20
Cite: 1061834 with citation markup [cite:1061834]
This online article summarizes what polydnaviruses are, evidence for their evolutionary origins, how their genome is embedded in some female wasps' reproductive tract, and whether or not they are truly viruses, or organelles.