Virology (210 News)

Revealing How Rabbits Have Evolved Genetic Resistance to Myxomatosis through Natural Selection

Feb 26, 2019 3:00 pm
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Nearly seventy years after myxomatosis decimated the rabbit populations of Australia, Britain and France, a new study reveals how the species has e...

A Clinically Applicable Reprogramming System Free From Genomic Modifications to Reprogram Stem Cells

Feb 23, 2019 12:00 pm
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Induced pluripotent stem cells, the workhorse of many regenerative medicine projects, start out as differentiated cells that are reprogrammed to pl...

A Physical Interaction between Two Types of Immune Cells Could Be Key to Better Dengue Vaccines

Feb 12, 2019 1:00 pm
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Researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School have demonstrated for the first time a physical interaction between two types of immune cells that plays an ...

The Role of HIV-1 Protein Called Vpu in Suppressing the Immune System

Feb 11, 2019 1:00 pm
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Scientists have revealed how a protein produced by HIV-1 plays a broader role in suppressing the immune system's response to infection than pre...

New Findings about How the Immune System Responses to Viruses

Feb 9, 2019 1:00 pm
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A team of researchers have answered one of the most long-standing questions about how the immune system fights viruses and the discovery could help...

Scientists Reveal the Structure of Virus That Infects Bacteria in Hot Springs, a Discovery That Could Enhance Targeted Drug Delivery

Feb 6, 2019 2:00 pm
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Newswise — Scientists have revealed the structure of a virus infecting bacteria that thrive in 160-degree hot springs in places like Yellowst...

Modified Adenovirus, Called dl355 Is Put in a battle against Cancer

Jan 31, 2019 1:00 pm
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Hokkaido University researchers have engineered a virus that selectively targets and kills cancer cells. The virus, called dl355, has an even stron...

A Promising New Viral Gene Therapy for Nerve Damage in Mice

Jan 22, 2019 3:00 pm
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Nerve axons serve as the wiring of the nervous system, sending electrical signals that control movement and sense of touch. When axons are damaged,...

The First Retroviral CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Library to Explore the Regulation of Mouse T Cells

Jan 17, 2019 2:00 pm
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Scientists have created the first retroviral CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing library to explore the regulation of mouse T cells, which are key cells in th...

The Neuropeptide Y and Its Role in Severe Influenza Virus Infection

Jan 17, 2019 1:00 pm
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Severe influenza virus infection is characterized by a strong inflammatory response and profuse viral replication in lungs. These viruses, such as ...

Researchers Discover New Connections between Ebola Virus and Human Proteins

Jan 5, 2019 12:00 pm
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Several new connections have been discovered between the proteins of the Ebola virus and human host cells, a finding that provides insight on ways ...

Using CRISPR to Modify Pig Genome Shows Promise Against Deadly Disease

Jan 3, 2019 1:00 pm
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Chinese scientists recently reported that they have developed genetically modified pigs that are immune from the classical swine fever virus (CSFV)...

A Live Genetically Engineered Vaccine Promises to Be Effective Against Chikungunya Virus

Dec 27, 2018 3:00 pm
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(Vienna, 21 December 2018) A live vaccine genetically engineered from a common measles vaccine promises to be effective against the chikungunya vir...

New Techniques for Determining the Influence of DNA Viral Insertions on Our Genome

Dec 24, 2018 3:00 pm
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New laboratory techniques can identify which of our genes are influenced by DNA snippets that are left behind in our genetic code by viruses, a new...

Scientists Develop an HIV Vaccine that Can Protect Non-human Primates from Infection

Dec 24, 2018 2:00 pm
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LA JOLLA, CA – For more than 20 years, scientists at Scripps Research have chipped away at the challenges of designing an HIV vaccine. Now ne...

“Block and Lock” Strategy to Control HIV Latency through Manipulation of Tat Gene Circuit

Dec 10, 2018 4:00 pm
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A new study suggests that a genetic switch that causes latent HIV inside cells to begin to replicate can be manipulated to completely eradicate the...

The Role of Cellular Protein CK1-alpha in the Replication of Rotavirus

Dec 6, 2018 3:00 pm
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Rotaviruses, like all viruses, reproduce inside living cells. Making new viruses requires assembling replication factories via a complex, little kn...

Researchers Reveal Why Some Patients’ Immune Systems Can Resist HIV-1

Dec 5, 2018 1:00 pm
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Of the 40 million people around the world infected with HIV, less than one per cent have immune systems strong enough to suppress the virus for ext...

How Could HIV DNA Be Blocked from Entering the Cell Nucleus?

Dec 4, 2018 1:00 pm
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Multiple components of the nuclear pore complex and nuclear import machinery enable a protein called human myxovirus resistance 2 (MX2) to inhibit ...

Could HPV Be Treated by A Cancer Drug?

Dec 4, 2018 10:00 am
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Preclinical experiments by University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers suggest the cancer drugs vorinostat, belinostat and panobinostat might b...


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