Daniel: I was fascinated by your answer to the case from TWIP 91 - the life cycle of the southeast Asian worm (I won't even try to spell it.) Re early symptom coughing & wheezing: if the ED did a chest X-ray out of concern about the lungs, would the... Read More
This episode: Bacterial antivirus system could treat chronic herpes virus infections!
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This episode: Some photosynthetic bacteria can use electricity for their metabolism to make useful stuff too!
(9.2 MB, 10 minutes)
Host: Jeff Fox with special guest, Thijs Ettema.
Thijs Ettema of Uppsala University in Sweden talks with Jeff Fox about a deep-sea archaeon, named Lokiarchaeum for the underwater volcano between Greenland and Norway near where it was found, that might be related to the last common anc... Read More
Ambientes extremos: salares del mundo, su microbiota y los virus presentes. Estos son los temas a discutirse en el episodio de hoy de La Radio el Mundo de los Microbios. Nuestra invitada la Dra. Josefa (Pepa) Anton, Profesora Titular de Microbiología de la Universidad de Alicante co... Read More
This episode: Dr. Angela Zivkovic discusses the microbes present in our food!
(21.6 MB, 23.6 minutes)
The TWiMers get together at ASM Microbe 2016 in Boston to speak with David and Vanessa to talk about their work on regulation of bacterial virulence in the gut by bacterial adrenergic sensors, and the physiological mechanisms that make us ill and that help us recover.
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This episode: Features of the microbial communities of people's bodies could be used to identify individuals!
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This episode: Bacterial nanowires are made of the cells' outer membranes!
(9.75 MB, 10.6 minutes)
This episode: Of genes that are similar in yeast and humans, almost half of the yeast versions are functional when replaced with the human version!
(7.9 MB, 8.5 minutes)
This episode: In mice and fruit flies, Lactobacillus species induce gut cells to protect themselves from reactive oxygen compounds!
(8.2 MB, 8.9 minutes)
Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel reveal last week's case study and introduce a new one concerning a patient who traveled to Belize.
This episode: Bacterial toxins could be modified to deliver life-saving proteins into neurons!
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Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel discuss how a secreted protein from the protozoan parasite Theileria transforms its host cells via a cellular proto-oncogene.
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This episode: BacterioFiles teams up with The Plant Pathology Podcast to talk about how microbes living in plants sometimes team up with the plants, sometimes with plant pathogens!
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Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel explain how trypanolytic factor forms membrane channels to lyse trypanosomes, and present a new case study.
The TWiPtastic trio solves the case of the Surfer from Switzerland, and reveal how taste-chemosensory tuft cells in the gut regulate immune responses to parasites.
This episode: Gut bacteria kill their drug-resistant pathogenic cousins of the same species via pheromone signaling!
Just to let you know, I'm trying to finish up my dissertation and graduate in the next few months, so after episode 240, I will be putting the show on hold, at least for... Read More
This episode: Truffle's microbiome helps produce its attractive aromas!
(12.5 MB, 13.6 minutes)
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