Symbiosis takes a front and center role in biology

PLoS Biol. 2024 Apr 5;22(4):e3002571. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3002571. eCollection 2024 Apr.


All animals and plants likely require interactions with microbes, often in strong, persistent symbiotic associations. While the recognition of this phenomenon has been slow in coming, it will impact most, if not all, subdisciplines of biology.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Biology
  • Plants*
  • Symbiosis*