aphid

TWiV 272: Give peas a chance

February 16, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team describes aphid control by using a viral capsid protein to deliver a spider toxin to plants, and a human endogenous retrovirus that enhances expression of a neuronal gene. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 272 (78 MB .mp3, 108 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Ashlee Bennett Vincent, Alan, Kathy, and Ashlee discuss fomites in physicians offices, plant virus factories involved in aphid transmission, and clues from the bat genome about flight and immunity. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 268 (77 MB .mp3, 106 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode How viruses cause […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dickson, and Alan consider a broad spectrum antiviral against enveloped viruses, how a plant virus induces chemical signals in the host to maximize its spread, a new way to preserve viral vaccines at tropical temperatures, and the continuing story of XMRV and chronic fatigue syndrome. This episode […]

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