TWiV 549: The church of protocadherin

May 26, 2019

Kartik and Rohit join the TWiV team to present their identification of protocadherin-1 as a cell receptor for New World hantaviruses.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Kartik Chandran and Rohit Jangra

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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees.

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