BacterioFiles 316: Studying Sizeable Special Synthetases

November 6, 2017

This episode: Scientists study how fungi make interesting peptides using large proteins instead of ribosomes.

Thanks to Jintao Liu and Rosa Martinez-Corral for their contributions to this episode!

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Show notes:
Microbe of the episode: Nerine virus X

Journal Paper:
Yu D, Xu F, Zhang S, Zhan J. 2017. Decoding and reprogramming fungal iterative nonribosomal peptide synthetases. Nat Commun 8:ncomms15349

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