Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt, Elio Schaechter and Michele Swanson.
The TWiM cohort discusses the use of antimicrobial peptides to target specific bacteria in the microbiome, and how the intracellular bacterium Wolbachia selectively kills male hosts.
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Links for this episode
- Antimicrobial peptides to modulate microbial ecology (PNAS)
- Targeting specific bacteria in the oral microbiome (Trends Micro)
- How Wolbachia kills male hosts (PLoS Biol)
- Wolbachia phage on TWiV 332
- Image credit
- Letters read on TWiM 109
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