Vincent and Michael discuss the finding that bacteriophage might be part of the mucosal antimicrobial defense system.
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Links for this episode:
- Bacteriophage adhering to mucus provide immunity (PNAS)
- Sticky bacteriophage protect animal cells (PNAS)
- Viruses might provide mucosal immunity (Virology blog)
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