Uno de los patógenos más importantes en América Latina y seguramente el mundo entero, el rotavirus, es discutido en este episodio de La Radio El Mundo de los Microbios. La Prof. Delfina Urbina, con una larga trayectoria en diferentes áreas de la Microbiología nos visita hoy. Fué Profesora Tit... Read More
This episode: Nitrogen-fixing bacteria could provide nitrogen to algae in biotech processes!
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Another potentially significant answer in the long-running mystery behind colony collapse disorder (CCD) may have just emerged: Researchers have found a virus that typically infects plants has been systemically infecting honeybees in the United States and China.
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This episode: Pathogen's CRISPR-Cas system (for defense against viruses) can be modified to change gene expression in mammals!
Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel review new insight into antigenic variation in trypanosomes, reveal the difficult solution to the last case study, and present another mystery for your solving.
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This episode: Gut bacteria seem to be important for different kinds of anti-cancer chemotherapy treatments!
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This episode: Some bacteria in the guts of healthy volunteers are able to break down gluten!
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This episode: Gut microbe communities can help regulate the immune response to pathogens!
(9.5 MB, 10.3 minutes)
The paratenic hosts reveal a case of scabies in the Traveling Salesman, and discuss a role for natural antibody in protection from infection with Plasmodium.
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Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel provide the solution to last week's case study, present a new one, and discuss how immune suppression by nematodes increases tuberculosis fatality in African buffalo.
This episode: Multiple different fungi kill insects and give their nutrients to plant partners!
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This episode: Scientists discover what seem to be ultra-small bacteria, possibly smaller than the theoretical minimum size!
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Aunque el género Mycobacterium es asociado a infecciones tales como la lepra y la tuberculosis, hay un gran número de especies que son por lo general no patogénicos o patógenos oportunistas. En el episodio de hoy tenemos al Dr. Ricardo Santos del Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa, Portugal... Read More
This episode: Virus helps to modify mice such that certain colors of light can cause or prevent pain!
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This episode: Remnants of viral infection left behind in squirrels' genome may protect them from incoming viruses!
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Vincent and Dickson discuss the exchange of messenger RNAs between a parasitic plant and its hosts.
This episode: Bacteria with engineered circuits can detect and keep a record of stuff in their environment, like in the gut!
(14.6 MB, 15.9 minutes)