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New research suggests corals produce molecules that can help resist disease

Acropora colonies infected with a white syndrome disease and bottom colonies. Credit: Dr. David Abrego and Dr. Emily Howells     …

Acropora colonies infected with a white syndrome disease and bottom colonies. Credit: Dr. David Abrego and Dr. Emily Howells      Corals’ resistance to disease is highly dependent on their ability to maintain healthy surface microbiomes, a community of microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi. For several years, it has been shown that corals harbor unique …

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