TWiM #43: Bacterial Caveolae and Zapping Acne with Phages
Vincent, Michael, Elio review formation of caveolae in a bacterium, and the limited genetic diversity and broad killing activity of P. acnes bacteriophages.
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Links for this episode:
- Formation of caveolae in E. coli (cell)
- Phages of P. acnes (mBio)
- Movie of bacteriophage infection (Vimeo)
- Letters read on TWiM 043
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