virophage

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Dickson Despommier, and Welkin Johnson Vincent, Alan, Dickson and Welkin review how a virus regulates the severity of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis, virophage control of antarctic algal host-virus dynamics, and human metapneumovirus infection in gorillas. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #128 (67 MB .mp3, 92 minutes). Subscribe […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Marc Pelletier This Week in Virology and Futures in Biotech join together in a science mashup to talk about a virophage at the origin of DNA transposons, and unintended spread of a recombinant retrovirus. Click the arrow above to play, or right click to download TWiV #125 (59 MB […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dick, and Alan review a new macaque model for HIV-1 infection, a possible role for Epstein-Barr virus in multiple sclerosis, accidental release of H5N1 by a vaccine company, resistance of frogs to virus infection, and extreme virology – the biggest and smallest viruses and viral genomes. Click […]

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