Aug 13, 2018
BacterioFiles 351 - Tupanvirus Transports Translation Tools
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This episode: New giant virus has genes for a surprisingly complete system of protein synthesis!

Download Episode (10.1 MB, 11.1 minutes) Show notes: Microbe of the episode: Phocid alphaherpesvirus 1 Video of tupanvirus intracellular factory Journal Paper: Abrahão J, Silva L, Silva LS, Khalil JYB, Rodrigues R, Arantes T, Assis F, Boratto P, Andrade M, Kroon EG, Ribeiro B, Bergier I, Seligmann H, Ghigo E, Colson P, Levasseur A, Kroemer G, Raoult D, La Scola B. 2018. Tailed giant Tupanvirus possesses the most complete translational apparatus of the known virosphere. Nat Commun 9:749.

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