The TWiM team reviews the movie Jezebel, played against the background of the yellow fever epidemic of 1853 in New Orleans, and prokaryotic viperins, ancestors of the eukaryotic enzymes that synthesize antiviral molecules.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Elio Schaechter, Michele Swanson, and Michael Schmidt
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Links for this episode
- Jezebel (Wikipedia)
- Prokaryotic viperins (Nature)
- A cell protein that synthesizes antivirals (virology blog)
- Dr. Aude Bernheim’s training and gender equity contributions
- Letters read on TWiM 233
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