Sunday, April 7, 2013

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 120 - Particles Pirate Prokaryote Protection

This episode: A virus has borrowed a bacterium's defenses to infect better!

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Show notes:
News Item 1/News Item 2/Journal Paper

Other interesting stories:
**Signals from neighbors tell bacteria to induce phage resistance
**Man-made wetland filled with bacteria could clean waste pharmaceuticals from water
**Bacteria seem to have specific relationships with apple tree flowers
**Reintroducing healthy gut community clears out drug-resistant pathogens in mice
**Weaving bacteriophages into packaging to help food safety (paper)

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