About the Authors

João Alves Gama

Affiliations Centro de Biologia Ambiental and Departamento de Biologia Vegetal, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Sophie S. Abby

Affiliations Institut Pasteur, Microbial Evolutionary Genomics, Département Génomes et Génétique, Paris, France, CNRS, URA2171, Paris, France

Sara Vieira-Silva

Affiliations Institut Pasteur, Microbial Evolutionary Genomics, Département Génomes et Génétique, Paris, France, CNRS, URA2171, Paris, France

Francisco Dionisio

Affiliations Centro de Biologia Ambiental and Departamento de Biologia Vegetal, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Eduardo P. C. Rocha

erocha@pasteur.fr

Affiliations Institut Pasteur, Microbial Evolutionary Genomics, Département Génomes et Génétique, Paris, France, CNRS, URA2171, Paris, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JAG FD EPCR. Performed the experiments: JAG SSA SVS EPCR. Analyzed the data: JAG SSA SVS FD EPCR. Wrote the paper: EPCR.