Vincent, Alan, and Rich are enthralled by movies of vaccinia virus plaque formation, then consider how repulsion of superinfection virions leads to rapid virus spread, and a therapeutic prostate cancer vaccine.
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Links for this episode:
- Rapid virus spread by repulsion of superinfection virions
- Movie of vaccinia virus plaque formation (download .mov)
- Movie of GFP-vaccinia virus plaque formation (download .mov)
- More amazing vaccinia virus movies
- Prostate cancer vaccine (Reuters article, original research)
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