Virology (200 News)

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...

Based on the HIV Envelope Protein, Scientists Unveil Promising New HIV Vaccine Strategy

Dec 2, 2018 4:00 pm
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The new vaccine strategy, described in a paper on November 23 in Science Advances, is based on the HIV envelope protein, Env. This complex, shape-s...

Sustained Virological Response Improves Extrahepatic manifestations of chronic hepatitis C virus

Sep 13, 2018 4:00 pm
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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Extrahepatic manifestations of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection improve or resolve after patients achieve sustain...

A Blood-based Genetic Biomarker to Determine an Individual’s Susceptibility to Flu

Sep 13, 2018 12:00 pm
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Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found a way to predict whether someone exposed to the flu virus is likely to become ill...

New Perspective and New Information About Retroviruses !!

Aug 4, 2018 1:00 pm
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Retroviruses, a broad category of viruses that infect humans and other vertebrates, have much greater diversity than previously thought, according to ...

The New Thermo Scientific Krios Cryo-TEM Electron Microscope Unveiled by the Institut Pasteur

Jul 25, 2018 10:00 am
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HILLSBORO, Ore., July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institut Pasteur officially unveiled its new Thermo Scientific Krios Cryo-TEM electron microscope a...

Hexakisphosphate Helps HIV Avoid Destroying by the Host’s Immune System

Jul 21, 2018 11:00 am
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Scientists from UNSW Sydney and the UK have discovered that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) hijacks a small molecule from the host cell to prot...

Gene Therapy Finds Its Way to Cure Kidney Cells

Jul 15, 2018 9:00 am
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Gene therapy has gained momentum in the past year, following the federal government’s approval of the first such treatments for inherited retina...

Generating Mice That Express the Human NTCP Protein in Their Liver Cells, Allowing HBV and HDV Infections

Jul 11, 2018 9:00 am
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Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) causes the most aggressive form of viral hepatitis in humans, putting at least 20 million people worldwide at risk of deve...

Immune Receptors Capable of Killing HIV across Genetically Diverse Population!!

Jul 5, 2018 6:00 pm
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While treatments for HIV mean that the disease is no longer largely fatal, the world still lacks a true therapy that can eradicate the virus across...

From Freaks of Nature to Evolutionary Innovators, Giant Viruses Continue to Shake Branches on the Tree of Life

Jul 5, 2018 4:00 pm
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Three new members have been isolated and added to the Pandoravirus family by researchers at the Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory (CNRS...


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