This Week in Virology

By Vincent Racaniello

What's This Week in Virology about?

This Week in Virology is a netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Professors Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler and science writer Alan Dove and guests deconstruct viruses, how they cause illness, and how you can prevent infections.

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TWiV 743: Shape-shifting vi...

04.15.2021

The TWiVsters explain how the shape of pleomorphic virus particles – spherical or filamentous – determines the probability of virus attachment and fusion, and resistance to selective pressure such as antibodies that block cell entry.

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