News tagged with viral dna

A possible target for broad-range HPV therapeutics emerges

(Medical Xpress) -- Among viruses, human papilloma virus (HPV) stands out: with more than 180 distinct isotypes or variations catalogued to date, it presents an extremely difficult target for broad-range treatments. And while ...

May 22, 2012
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'Junk DNA' can sense viral infection

Once considered unimportant "junk DNA," scientists have learned that non-coding RNA (ncRNA) — RNA molecules that do not translate into proteins — play a crucial role in cellular function. Mutations in ncRNA are ...

Apr 24, 2012
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'Get vaccinated,' says HPV expert at UB Medical School

(Medical Xpress) -- A University at Buffalo microbiologist whose lab has been studying the human papilloma virus for years, says that parents should have their children vaccinated with Gardasil, the HPV vaccine.

Oct 11, 2011
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