News tagged with molecular virology
Molecular Virology is the study of viruses at the molecular level. In particular, this includes the analysis of individual viral genes and gene products, and their interaction with host (human, plant or animal) cellular proteins.
This may include molecular analysis of:
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A Big Data analysis that integrates three large sets of genomic data available through The Cancer Genome Atlas has identified 37 RNA molecules that might predict survival in patients with the most common form of breast cancer.
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A new vaccination approach may provide protection against genital herpes as well as other sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, according to a new study involving mice.
Medical research Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered a biological switch that gives energy-storing white fat the characteristics of energy-burning brown fat. The findings could lead to new strategies for treating obesity.
Medical research Sep 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A new, large-scale study of triple-negative breast cancer shows that small molecules called microRNA can be used to define four subtypes of this aggressive malignancy.
Cancer Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study could provide the link that scientists have been looking for to confirm that reactivation of a latent herpes virus is a cause of some heart problems.
Cardiology Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists who study HIV are facing a troubling consequence of their own success. They created drugs that can now give infected patients almost normal life expectancy. However, those same drugs will eventually ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Ohio State University Medical Center and Nationwide Children's Hospital have developed a viral vector designed to deliver a gene into the eyes of people born with an inherited, progressive form of blindness ...
Ophthalmology Nov 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Sequences of H5N1 virus from live bird markets in China matched sequences from patients who had recently visited the live bird markets, according to a paper in the December 2011 Journal of Virology. Live poultry markets have long been suspected of providing the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The influenza virus remains a worldwide threat to humans, causing an average of 36,000 deaths and 200,000 hospitalizations each year in the United States alone. As health care professionals prepare for another ...
Medical research Nov 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
British researchers have identified specific resistance mutations for two classes of p7 inhibitor, which may explain their lack of effectiveness in clinical trials combined with current standard of care. Study results support ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0