BacterioFiles 366: Globules get garbage done

December 17, 2018

This episode: Bacteria rid themselves of burdensome waste by ejecting it inside little pieces of their own cell, called minicells!

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Show notes:
Microbe of the episode: Cacao yellow mosaic virus

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Journal Papers:
Rang CU, Proenca A, Buetz C, Shi C, Chao L. 2018. Minicells as a Damage Disposal Mechanism in Escherichia coli. mSphere 3:e00428-18.

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