TWiV 435: Two virus particles walk into a cell

April 2, 2017

Poliovirus watercolor by Doris CullyHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVome discuss the blood virome of 8,420 humans, and thoroughly geek out on a paper about the number of parental viruses in a plaque.

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