This episode: Bacteria rid themselves of burdensome waste by ejecting it inside little pieces of their own cell, called minicells!
Download Episode (10.8 MB, 11.9 minutes) Show notes: Microbe of the episode: Cacao yellow mosaic virus News item Journal Papers: Rang CU, Proenca A, Buetz C, Shi C, Chao L. 2018. Minicells as a Damage Disposal Mechanism in Escherichia coli. mSphere 3:e00428-18.
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