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Temporal Analysis of the Honey Bee Microbiome Reveals Four Novel Viruses and Seasonal Prevalence of Known Viruses, Nosema, and Crithidia

  • Charles Runckel equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Charles Runckel, Michelle L. Flenniken

    Affiliations: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United State of America, Departments of Medicine, Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Microbiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Michelle L. Flenniken equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Charles Runckel, Michelle L. Flenniken

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Juan C. Engel,

    Affiliation: Sandler Center for Drug Discovery and Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • J. Graham Ruby,

    Affiliations: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United State of America, Departments of Medicine, Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Microbiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Donald Ganem,

    Affiliations: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United State of America, Departments of Medicine, Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Microbiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Raul Andino,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Joseph L. DeRisi mail

    joe@derisilab.ucsf.edu

    Affiliations: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United State of America, Departments of Medicine, Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Microbiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Published: June 07, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020656

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 29 Jul 2011 at 15:13 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Bits of Science
Title: “4 new bee viruses discovered, link to CCD unclear | Bits Of Science”
http://www.bitsofscience....

If you see any additional coverage of this paper in the press or blogosphere, please reply to this thread and add the link to the article.

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

mflenniken replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 29 Jul 2011 at 23:53 GMT

This research was featured on the PBS Newshour with Spencer Michels, see PBS video:
http://video.pbs.org/vide...

And also on the This Week in Virology Podcast (TWiV)
TWiV 139: Honey, I shrunk the virus

No competing interests declared.

RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to mflenniken on 25 Aug 2011 at 14:12 GMT

Further media coverage of this paper can be found below:

Publication: MSNBC
Title: “New bee viruses found attacking healthy hives - Technology & science - Science - LiveScience - msnbc.com”
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/...

Publication: Huffington Post
Title: “Vanishing Of The Bees: Ask The Documentary's Directors Anything (LIVE Q&A)”
http://www.huffingtonpost...

Publication: Live Science
Title: “Murder Mystery Grows: Viruses Attack Healthy Bees, Too | Bees, Agriculture & Colony Collapse | LiveScience”
http://www.livescience.co...

If you see any additional coverage of this paper in the press or blogosphere, please reply to this thread and add the link to the article.

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