TWiV 161: Concerto in B

11 December 2011

antibodyHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich ConditAlan Doveand Gabriel Victora

Vincent, Rich, Alan and Gabriel review the production of antibodies by B cells, and how high affinity antibodies are selected in the germinal centers of lymph nodes.

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  • Lance

    Wow, those videos in Gabriels paper are REALLY cool!

  • Chris

    I saw Contagion a little over a week ago at a second run discount movie theater for $3.  I just found out it comes out on DVD on January 3rd, and there are several versions on Amazon.

  • http://www.virology.ws profvrr

    Thanks! It’s ordered, so expect a TWiV analysis of the movie in January.

  • Rohannarayanm

    Its abt Nipah Virus right? in the movie??