TWiP 105: Survival of the fattest

TWiP 105: Survival of the fattest

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Daniel Griffin
The TWiPanosomes solve the case of the Young Man from Anchorage, and discuss how cestode parasites increase the resistance of brine shrimp to arsenic toxicity.
Links for this episode:

Trichinella life cycle (pdf)
When parasites are good for health (PLoS Path)
The Origin of AIDS by Jacques Pepin
Letters read on TWiP 105

 Case study for TWiP 105
This week's case involves a 32 yo male with several concerns. Spent 6 weeks ... See More

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