Institute for Creation Research - by Jeffrey Tomkins, Ph.D. *
- Boschetti, C. et al. 2012. Biochemical Diversification through Foreign Gene Expression in Bdelloid Rotifers. PLOS Genetics. 8 (11): e1003035.
- For example, this author contributed to a report describing HGT from Wolbachia bacteria to fruit flies, parasitic wasps, and soil roundworms. See Dunning Hotopp, J. C. et al. 2007. Widespread Lateral Gene Transfer from Intracellular Bacteria to Multicellular Eukaryotes. Science 317 (5845): 1753-1756.
- HGT is also sometimes called lateral gene transfer, as opposed to the transfer of genes vertically through the germ line (heredity).
- Park, C. and J. Zhang. 2012. High Expression Hampers Horizontal Gene Transfer. Genome Biology and Evolution. 4 (4): 523-532.