Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists identify protein that protects against Lyme

Yale researchers have discovered a protein that helps protect hosts from infection with the tick-borne spirochete that causes Lyme Disease, a finding that may help diagnose and treat this infection, they report Nov. 11 in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists map structure of potent antibody against coronavirus

Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle have shown that a potent antibody from a COVID-19 survivor interferes with a key feature on the surface of the coronavirus's distinctive spikes and induces critical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can scientists take the STING out of common respiratory viruses?

University of North Carolina School of Medicine scientists have made a curious discovery about a well-known human protein that helps the immune system fight viral infections. The lab of Stan Lemon MD, and colleagues found ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Neuropilin-1 drives SARS-CoV-2 infectivity, finds breakthrough study

In a major breakthrough an international team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has potentially identified what makes SARS-CoV-2 highly infectious and able to spread rapidly in human cells. The findings, published ...

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