406: Different DNA Destroys Disease Drivers

406: Different DNA Destroys Disease Drivers

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This episode: DNA from related species can kill certain pathogens when they incorporate it into their genome! Download Episode (7.9 MB, 11.5 minutes) Show notes: Microbe of the episode: Ungulate tetraparvovirus 3 Paper summary (paywall) Takeaways Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the bacteria that cause gonorrhea, have the unusual ability of taking up DNA from their surroundings at any time and making use of it in their own genome. This helps them acquire useful traits that help them survive better, ... Más informaciones

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