Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Elio Schaechter.
Vincent and Elio marvel in the finding that a phage tail-like structure from a marine bacterium stimulates tubeworm metamorphosis, and reveal Ophidiomyces as a cause of snake fungal disease.
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Links for this episode
Tubeworm metamorphosis by phage tail-like structures (Science)
Cell enzyme becomes viral capsid protein (virology blog)
Snake fungal disease in the laboratory (mBioi)
Snake fungal disease in cottonmouths (PLoS Biol)
Snake fungal disease (pdf)
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