Virology (32 News)

The Road to Develop an HIV vaccine

Mar 27, 2017 9:00 pm
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In 2015, 17 million HIV-infected individuals worldwide were on antiretroviral drug therapies, which are remarkably effective in suppressing the virus....

LabCorp is first US laboratory to offer molecular testing with new fully automated cobas 8800 system from Roche

Mar 26, 2017 10:00 am
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Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE:LH) announced today that the LabCorp Cente...

New Marker To Fish Out HIV in its Hideouts

Mar 22, 2017 7:00 pm
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French researchers have identified a marker that makes it possible to differentiate “dormant” HIV-infected cells from healthy cells. This ...

First Molecule to Show Protecting Effects Against Zika Virus

Mar 22, 2017 2:00 pm
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A molecule naturally produced by the immune system protects mice and monkeys against Zika virus infection, an international team of researchers has fo...

Why is There No Vaccine Against HCV?

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 pm
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Unlike its viral cousins hepatitis A and B, hepatitis C virus (HCV) has eluded the development of a vaccine and infected more than 170 million peop...

Scientists Identify Protein In Worm Virus That Could Help Fight Infectious Disease

Mar 12, 2017 11:00 am
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A protein unlike any other appears to be partially responsible for upsetting the stomachs of the most common animal on the planet. Results of a Ric...

New Technique May Help Solve Long Unsolved Questions

Mar 8, 2017 2:00 pm
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Runting-stunting syndrome (RSS), also known as malabsorption syndrome, is an infectious poultry disease affecting the intestinal tract of broil...

Using Viruses to Prevent Bacterial Infection

Mar 6, 2017 7:00 pm
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Oral administration of a cocktail of three viruses, all of which specifically kill cholera bacteria, prevents infection and cholera-like symptoms i...

35 Mosquito Species May be Responsible for the Spread of Zika

Mar 6, 2017 3:00 pm
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Zika may be spread by as many as 35 species of mosquitoes, including seven found in the United States, according to a predictive model created by Univ...

Modified mRNA Vaccine to Fight Zika Virus

Mar 6, 2017 10:00 am
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Vaccine developers have successfully protected mice against Zika by injecting synthetic messenger RNA that encodes for virus proteins into the animals...

How a Single Antibody Can Send HIV into Sustained Remission

Mar 6, 2017 9:00 am
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Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have found that the presence of the protein alpha-4 beta-7 integrin on the surface of HIV and its monk...

A single Mutation May Enhance Immunity Against Flavivirus

Mar 5, 2017 6:00 pm
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A mutation that impacts changes in the shape of an essential viral protein may influence the infectivity of West Nile and other viruses in the flavivi...

A closer Look into Influenza Virus

Mar 5, 2017 5:00 pm
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In an effort to one day eliminate the need for an annual flu shot, a group of researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Icahn Schoo...

Generating Rotaviruses Artificially

Mar 4, 2017 11:00 am
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Rotaviruses are the most common cause of severe diarrhea and kill hundreds of thousands of infants a year. Although current vaccines are effective in ...

"STING" Protein Activates As Immune Cells Recognize Viral DNA

Mar 1, 2017 1:00 pm
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Scientists keep chipping away at the mysteries of the immune system, and this time in a new study published in Nature Communications, they discovered ...

Viral Protein Enables Photosynthesis in Bacteria

Feb 28, 2017 3:00 pm
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Viruses propagate by infecting a host cell and reproducing inside. This not only affects humans and animals, but bacteria as well. This type of virus ...

Optimized Cell Culture Medium for Vaccine Production

Feb 27, 2017 3:00 pm
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GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences business and Valneva SE, a fully integrated vaccine biotech company, are sharing the results of a successful colla...

Widespread for Molecular Diagnostics

Feb 25, 2017 11:00 am
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Thanks to its sensitivity and specificity Molecular Diagnostics is playing an increasing role in the diagnosis and monitoring of infectious diseases. ...

New mRNA Vaccine for Zika Virus

Feb 22, 2017 5:00 pm
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A new Zika vaccine candidate has the potential to protect against the virus with a single dose, according to a research team led by scientists from...

Viral Protein that Regulate Genome Packaging

Feb 18, 2017 1:00 pm
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To generate swarms of new viral particles, a virus hijacks a cell into producing masses of self-assembling cages that are then loaded with the genetic...


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