TWiM explores the use of Archaea to produce plastics from molasses wastewater, and a bacterial defense against bacteriophage infection that involves depletion of deoxynucleotides.
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Links for this episode:
- Improving plastics production by Archaea (Appl Environ Micro)
- Biodegradability of PHA (Green Chem)
- What is a Tesla? (GE)
- Bacteria deplete nucleotides to block phages (Nat Micro)
- Antiphage hotspots in bacteria (TWiM 265)
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