TWiV 465: Theodora the explorer

October 29, 2017

APOBEC3H with dsRNATheodora Hatziioannou joins the TWiV team to discuss a macaque model for AIDS, and how a cell protein that blocks HIV-1 infection interacts with double-stranded RNA.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Theodora Hatziioannou

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