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Environments > Aquatic environment > Marine environment
Interspecific relationships > Predation
Microorganisms > Viruses
Marine cyanobacteria can shrug off viral assault by inactivating the genes involved in virus attachment. But this strategy has a cost: it may affect cell fitness or even favour infection by other viruses.