TWiM 209: Resuscitating persisters and flagellotrophic phage

November 14, 2019

The TWiM team reveals how ribosome modification resuscitates bacterial persister cells, and explain how a phage tail fiber protein exploits rotation of flagella to move towards the cell membrane.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Elio Schaechter, Michele Swanson and Michael Schmidt

Right click to download TWiM#209 (47 MB .mp3, 65 minutes)

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