Sep 24, 2018
BacterioFiles 356 - Beams Boost Bolstered Bacteria
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This episode: Combining cells with light-absorbing nanomaterials can help tumor-targeting bacteria produce more anticancer compound!

Download Episode (10.4 MB, 11.4 minutes) Show notes: Microbe of the episode: Maruca vitrata nucleopolyhedrovirus Here's a paper I found that actually shows carbon dot nanomaterials enhancing bacterial nitrogen fixation Journal Paper: Zheng D-W, Chen Y, Li Z-H, Xu L, Li C-X, Li B, Fan J-X, Cheng S-X, Zhang X-Z. 2018. Optically-controlled bacterial metabolite for cancer therapy. Nat Commun 9:1680.

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