This episode: Some bacteria can defend themselves from bacterial predators by producing cyanide!
Thanks to Dr. Robert Mitchell for his contribution!
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Microbe of the episode: Dyoepsilonpapillomavirus 1
Mun W, Kwon H, Im H, Choi SY, Monnappa AK, Mitchell RJ. 2017. Cyanide Production by Chromobacterium piscinae Shields It from Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus HD100 Predation. mBio 8:e01370-17.
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