Mayday Explains (Episode 52, False Accusations)

Not what we said (see below).  We said the plasmids were formerly bacteriophages, as Barbour and Burgdorfer talked about in 1983, and as Barbour explained were “reminiscent of pox-viruses” – alluding to the fact that the phages were the source of the plasmid DNA.  We also said the GENE PRODUCTS (something Mayday still does not…