TWiV 343: The silence of the turnips

June 28, 2015

Argonaute rolesHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson DespommierAlan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVerinoes discuss the potential for prion spread by plants, global circulation patterns of influenza virus, and the roles of Argonautes and a viral protein in RNA silencing in plants.

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One comment on “TWiV 343: The silence of the turnips

  1. Anyone who likes the visual summary of the paper or would like more pointers to recent literature on antiviral activity of plant AGOs should check out this new open access review article (also from the lab I work in):