TWiEVO 78: The virus daily double

May 26, 2022

Nels and Vincent provide an update on cases of monkeypox, and summarize a biochemical view of three changes in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein that may balance positive and negative selection.

Hosts: Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello

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  • ECDC monkeypox risk assessment (pdf) 8:44
  • Monkeypox virus genomes (Nextstrain) 17:30
  • Discussion of monkeypox virus genome sequencing (virological.org) 25:18
  • Balancing positive and negative selection in spike protein (Biochem) 47:11
  • Time stamps by┬áJolene. Thanks!

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One comment on “TWiEVO 78: The virus daily double

  1. Thanks for the great post. This is useful information. Immunity is very important factor to combat these viruses.