TWiM highlights viral defense and counter-defense: cGAS mediated ubiquitination to counter infection, and viral sponges that sequester nucleotide signals to inactivate immunity.
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Links for this episode:
- Ubiquitin-like conjugation by bacterial cGAS (Nature)
- Jumpin’ Jack Flash (TWiV 222)
- Viral sponges inactivate anti-phage immunity (Trends Micro)
- cGAS and CD-NTase enzymes (Curr Opin Struct Biol)
Music used on TWiM is by Ronald Jenkees.
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