TWiV 112: Creating a killer poxvirus

December 19, 2010

dickson despommierHosts: Vincent RacanielloAlan Dove, and Rich Condit

Vincent, Alan, and Rich review the making of a virulent poxvirus by insertion of the gene encoding IL-4, and severe 2009 H1N1 influenza due to pathogenic immune complexes.

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2 comments on “TWiV 112: Creating a killer poxvirus

  1. Hi!

    Looking at the years, this is probably not the one reader Brent was looking for, but good stuff nonetheless.

    “Il était une fois… la vie” / “Once upon a time… Life”
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0284735/
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zj6G986lpag

    Educational and fun, we did indeed watch quite a bit of this in the early school years..

    eetu.

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