TWiV 441: Don’t ChrY for me influenza

May 14, 2017

Y chromosomeThe Beacons of Viral Education (aka the TWiVoners) reveal a cost of being a male mouse – the Y chromosome regulates their susceptibility to influenza virus infection.

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloAlan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees.

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