TWiV 1117: Pol dances with the RNA that brought it

May 26, 2024

TWiV discusses presence of infectious avian H5N1 influenza virus in raw milk from infected dairy cows. dynamics of measles immunity from birth and following vaccination, and a mechanism for cis-preferential reverse transcription revealed by deep mutational scanning of hepatitis B virus.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker

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H5N1 influenza virus in raw cow milk infects mice (NIAID News)

Dynamics of measles virus immunity from birth (Nat Comm)

Mechanism of cis-preferential HBV reverse transcription (Cell)

Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!

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