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Microbes Defy Rules of Dna Code

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Virus infects bacterium

Recoding could stop synthetic organisms from sharing their modified DNA, as happens when a virus (red) infects a bacterium (green).

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The instructions encoded into DNA are thought to follow a universal set of rules across all domains of life. But researchers report today in Science1 that organisms routinely break these rules.

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