The TWiV team speaks with Amit Kapoor and Ian Lipkin about how they discovered canine hepacivirus, and its implications for the origin and evolution of hepatitis C virus.
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Links for this episode:
- Characterization of canine hepacivirus (PNAS)
- Humanized mouse model for HCV (EurekAlert!)
- Summary of CHV study from Mailman School of Public Health
- Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University
- TWiV on Facebook
- Letters read on TWiV 137
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