Vincent and Michael discuss how infection with influenza A virus disperses Streptococcus pneumoniae biofilms leading to disease, and an amazing protein chainmail in a viral capsid.
Right click to download TWiM #62 (55 MB .mp3, 80 minutes).
Links for this episode:
- Interkingdom signaling induces biofilm dispersion (mBio)
- What makes good bacteria go bad? (NPR)
- Movie of S. pneumoniae motility (legend – scroll down)
- Protein chainmail (Cell)
- Protein chainmail in a viral capsid (Science)
- Letters read on TWiM 062
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