TWiV 256: How mice say nodavirus

October 27, 2013

siRNA, dicer, argonauteHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Vincent, Dickson, Alan, Rich, and Kathy review two papers that present evidence for RNA interference as an antiviral immunity mechanism in mammals.

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  • Sze Yin

    Wow… While I was looking into the very tiny (tinier than any viruses) and the very giant (like the celestial sphere), the earth has finally erupted in series on Twiv~!

    ” RNA interference as an antiviral immunity mechanism in mammals”….. How could such a topic attracts no comments………. Good to see the work on air ’cause I’m not just slipping behind on Twiv but e-alerts too……… ;)

    Merry Christmas,
    Doris
    Dec 20, 2013