TWiM 7 – Cycles of life and death, light and dark

cyanobacteriaHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Margaret McFall-Ngai, Cliff Mintz, Elio Schaecter, and Michael Schmidt.

On episode #7 of the podcast This Week in Microbiology, Vincent, Cliff, Elio, Margaret, and Michael discuss programmed cell death in E. coli, and the daily synthesis and degradation of enzymes needed for photosynthesis and nitrogen fixation by cyanobacteria.

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Image of Cyanobacteria in Lake Littoistenjärvi by Stefe via flickr

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