The TWiVumvirate discuss the giant Tupanvirus, with the longest tail in the known virosphere, and dampened STING dependent interferon activation in bats.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker
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Links for this episode
- ASM Microbe 2018
- Tailed giant Tupanvirus (Nat Commun)
- Soda Lakes (Wikipedia)
- Dampened STING in bats (Cell Host Microbe)
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