The TWiM-opods consider two stories about exosomes, vesicles that are shed from cells: those that eliminate airway pathogens, and those from the plants we eat that shape our gut microbiome.
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Links for this episode
- Exosome swarms eliminate airway pathogens (J Aller Clin Immunol)
- Exosome release from Bacteria, Eukaryotes, Archaea (Infect Immun)
- Plant exosomes shape gut microbiome (Cell Host Microbe)
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- Letters read on TWiM 190
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