News tagged with viral genome

'Tamed' virus wipes out cancer cells safely

( -- Scientists at Oxford University have tamed a virus so that it attacks and destroys cancer cells but does not harm healthy cells. The research funded by Cancer Research UK is published in the journal PLoS ...

May 22, 2009
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Tracking a moving target

The influenza pandemic that began in Mexico in April 2009 rapidly spread throughout the world and arrived in Japan one month later. Now, a research team led by Toshihisa Ishikawa at the RIKEN Omics Science Center in Yokohama ...

Jul 15, 2011
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Researchers successfully excise HIV DNA from animals

Using gene editing technology, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University have, for the first time, successfully excised a segment of HIV-1 DNA - the virus responsible for AIDS - from the genomes ...

May 19, 2016
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