In this episode, how polysaccharides keep cyanobacteria afloat in the oceans so that they can carry out photosynthesis, and a symbiotic bacterium that protects honey bees from fungal infections.
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Links for this episode:
- Bacterial blooms and polysaccharides (eLife)
- Social life of cyanobacteria (eLife)
- Bacteria that protect bees from fungi (mBio)
- First 21 days of a bee’s life (YouTube)
- antiSMASH (Nucl Acids Res)
- Delaney Miller’s website
- Letters read on TWiM 245
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