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
Vincent and Dickson discuss the exchange of messenger RNAs between a parasitic plant and its hosts.
This episode: Learning things about people's identity and movements from microbial communities on their phones and shoes!
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The TWiPanosomes solve the case about the Young Woman who Went to Belize, and relate how sandfly saliva skews the immune response and increases risk of cutaneous leishmaniasis.
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This episode: More distantly related bacteria can help each other grow (and produce lots of hydrogen) by temporarily fusing with each other!
(12.7 MB, 13.9 minutes)
This episode: Multiple different fungi kill insects and give their nutrients to plant partners!
(8.3 MB, 9 minutes)
This episode: Some bacteria in the guts of healthy volunteers are able to break down gluten!
(9.7 MB, 10.5 minutes)
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: Scientists figure out how to improve retroviral targeting in the genome, to make gene therapy safer!
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This episode: Fungi herd and raise bacteria for slaughter!
(13.2 MB, 14.4 minutes)
This episode: Remnants of viral infection left behind in squirrels' genome may protect them from incoming viruses!
(9.3 MB, 10.1 minutes)
This episode: Virus helps to modify mice such that certain colors of light can cause or prevent pain!
(10 MB, 10.8 minutes)
This episode: Nitrogen-fixing bacteria could provide nitrogen to algae in biotech processes!
(7.4 MB, 8 minutes)
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)
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello
Special guest: Rob Knight
Vincent meets up with Rob Knight to talk about the technology that has... Read More
This episode: Gut bacteria seem to be important for different kinds of anti-cancer chemotherapy treatments!
(9.4 MB, 10.25 minutes)
This episode: Gut microbe communities can help regulate the immune response to pathogens!
(9.5 MB, 10.3 minutes)