Vincent, Alan, and Rich answer listener questions about vaccinia virus, fungal viruses, synthetic viruses, influenza vaccine, HeLa cells, multiplicity of infection, and much more.
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Links for this episode:
- Distribution of glycoproteins on virion surface (paper 1, paper 2) – thanks, Conor!
- Susceptibility of cancer cell lines to tanapox (thanks, Cheryl!)
- Poxvirus family tree
- Sugar, the bitter truth (YouTube) – thanks, Mary!
- BBC podcast: Artificial life (thanks, Sam!)
- Arthritis and influenza at CDC
- Multiplicity of infection at virology blog
- Virus-like particle vaccines (thanks, Sheldon!)
- TWiV on Facebook
- Letters read on TWiV 118
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