TWiV revisits chronic wasting disease of cervids and the ability of the prions to infect meadow voles and raccoons, and the suggestion that stochastic assembly of influenza virus particles may play a role in phenotypic diversity.
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Links for this episode
- CWD in meadow voles and raccoons (Emerg Inf Dis) 17:30
- Unusual infectious agents (Virology Live)
- Low fidelity influenza virus assembly (Cell) 43:49
- Shape-shifting viruses (TWiV 743) 44:07
- From variolous effluvia to VLPs (TWiV 170) 1:33:51, 2:01:55
- A pox on your horse (TWiV 478) 2:02:30
- Letters read on TWiV 878 1:25:23
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
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Rich – Searching for the origin of the smallpox vaccine: Edward Jenner and his little-known horsepox hypothesis
Vincent – Blacktail Studio
Richard – Water Structure and Science
Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees
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