Editor’s Selections: Going to great lengths, making the baby cry, and consider the carpaccio

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By Vincent Racaniello

Vincent RacanielloVincent Racaniello selects several notable posts each week from molecular and cellular biology and virology. He unravels viruses at virology blog.

<img title=”Vincent Racaniello” src=”http://researchblogging.org/news/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/smallvincent.jpg” alt=”Vincent Racaniello” width=”47″ height=”47″ />Vincent Racaniello selects several notable posts each week from molecular and cellular biology and virology. He writes about viruses at <a href=”http://www.virology.ws” target=”_blank”>virology blog</a>.
  • The streamlined genomes and the frugal nature of the Bacteria and Archaea might lead one to assume that their proteins are short and to the point. A survey of the 580 sequenced prokaryotic sequenced genomes proves otherwise – there are many genes encoding large, even giant, proteins.
  • Recent measles outbreaks in the US have been linked to imported.  The infected individuals are almost always unvaccinated – the victims of parents who refused the vaccine out of ignorance.
  • Toxoplasma gondii is a ubiquitous protozoan parasite that humans acquire by consumption of undercooked meats and contact with contaminated cat feces. It is a remarkably successful parasite that may influence the behavior of its host to enhance its likelihood of transmission.

I’ll be back next Friday with more selections.

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One Response to “Editor’s Selections: Going to great lengths, making the baby cry, and consider the carpaccio”

  1. درب اتوماتیک Says:
    August 11th, 2014 at 2:32 am

    hi
    my dear -hello you post is very thanks for
    درب اتوماتيک
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    آچیلان در
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