On episode #17 of the podcast This Week in Microbiology, Vincent, Michael and Elio focus on endosymbiosis: the rapid spread of Rickettsia in whitefiles, and a metabolic patchwork in nested symbionts of mealybugs.
Download TWiM #17 (51 MB, .mp3, 70 minutes).
Links for this episode:
- Nested symbiosis in mealybugs (Curr Bio)
- A bug in a bug in a bug (STC)
- Rapid spread of an endosymbiont in whitefly (Science)
- Instant evolution in whiteflies (UANews)
- Letters read on TWiM #17
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