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Microbial enzymes are the key to pectin digestion in leaf beetles

A research team at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany, shows in a new study how leaf beetles could successfully use new and previously indigestible food sources in the course of evolution.

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-microbial-enzymes-key-pectin-digestion.html



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