Eastern Emerald Elysia Steals Genes from Algae to Live Like Plant

A new study reported in the Biological Bulletin provides the first direct evidence that the chromosomes of a sea slug called the Eastern emerald elysia (Elysia chlorotica) have some genes that come from the algae it eats. The genes help sustain photosynthetic processes inside the sea slug that provide it with all the food it [...] —> Read More Here


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