In this episode, how DNA of giant viruses has contributed extensively to the genome of green algae, and inhibition of E. coli virulence by a metabolic product of arachidonic acid in the intestinal epithelium.
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Links for this episode
- Giant viral DNA shapes genomes of green algae (Nature)
- James Van Etten
- Darwin’s Radio
- Arachidonic acid and E. coli virulence (mBio)
- How a pathogenic E. coli infection begins
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