Vincent, Michele, and Michael discuss how a gene from bacteria protects a tick from plant cyanide poisoning, and enhanced transmission of Streptococcus pneumoniae by influenza virus co-infection in mice.
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Links for this episode
- A bacterial gene in ticks detoxifies plant cyanide (eLife)
- Influenza virus enhances transmission of S. pneumoniae in mice (PLoS Path)
- Influenza virus disperses S. pneumoniae biofilms (TWiM 62)
- Letters read on TWiM 89
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