Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt, Dickson Despommier, Margaret McFall-Ngai, and Elio Schaecter
On episode #10 of the podcast This Week in Microbiology, Vincent, Margaret, Elio, Michael and Dickson discuss the symbiosis between the Hawaiian bobtail squid and the luminous, gram-negative bacterium Vibrio fischeri.
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Links for this episode:
- V. fisheri factors that trigger squid tissue development (Science)
- Transcriptional patterns of the Vibrio-squid diel rythmn (PNAS)
- The Hawaiian bobtail squid (Microbeworld)
- Microbes pull strings in the human body (ScienceNews)
- Letters read on TWiM #10
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