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2013-11-06 08:30:53

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ViGene Biosciences, Inc., a leading provider of viral gene-delivery systems, today announces the launch of its world's largest collection of premade human full-length cDNA ORF and miRNA adenoviruses. The collection features over 1,240 pre-packaged human miRNA precursor adenoviruses and 6,000 pre-packaged human full-length cDNA adenoviruses. Its introduction will significantly boost high throughput drug discovery, support functional...

Scientists Identify Two Forms Of Adenoviruse That Cross Primate Species
2013-07-25 09:50:49

University of California - San Francisco Adenoviruses commonly infect humans, causing colds, flu-like symptoms and sometimes even death, but now UC San Francisco researchers have discovered that a new species of adenovirus can spread from primate to primate, and potentially from monkey to human. UCSF researchers previously identified a new adenovirus in New World titi monkeys that killed most of the monkeys infected during an outbreak in a closed monkey colony in California in 2009. At...

2013-03-28 08:27:52

- CMX001 data will also be presented in a poster session RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, today announced presentations related to the use of its broad spectrum antiviral compound CMX001 at the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation's (EBMT) Annual Meeting being held April 7-10, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. EBMT is a...

2013-02-20 20:23:19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "While winter is on the wane, our viruses of winter are still not finished with us yet. With a few more months of the cold and flu season left, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) is trying to rear its all too ugly head. As the CDC reports, wintertime brings a host of respiratory infections including Influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), rhinovirus, and viruses responsible for viral pneumonia," as reported in Deb Group's Hand...

2012-11-06 03:29:53

Clinicians should take caution when diagnosing a child who has a high fever and whose tests show evidence of adenovirus, and not assume the virus is responsible for Kawasaki-like symptoms. According to a new study from Nationwide Children's Hospital appearing in Clinical Infectious Diseases, adenovirus detection is not uncommon among children with Kawasaki disease. Kawasaki disease is a rare but serious condition in children that involves inflammation of the blood vessels, specifically the...

Cold Viruses Could Help Find New Cancer Therapies
2012-10-17 11:03:01

[ Watch The Video ] Salk findings on cold virus proteins may spur new cancer treatments Cold viruses generally get a bad rap----which they've certainly earned----but new findings by a team of scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies suggest that these viruses might also be a valuable ally in the fight against cancer. Adenovirus, a type of cold virus, has developed molecular tools----proteins----that allow it to hijack a cell's molecular machinery, including large...

2012-10-10 10:27:08

“Molecular sled” carries viral enzyme along DNA to find and interact with targets; findings suggest mechanism may be universal Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy´s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, with collaborators from Harvard University, the University of Madrid, Princeton University, and the University of Zurich, have discovered a new mechanism that may alter principle understandings of molecular interactions within a cell´s nucleus. The discovery...

2012-06-21 02:26:04

SARASOTA, Fla., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid Pathogen Screening, Inc. (RPS®) and NicOx S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris: COX) today announce that they have entered into a licensing agreement giving NicOx access to RPS®'s innovative diagnostic tests. The agreement grants NicOx worldwide rights to unique point-of-care tests in the ocular field. The first of these tests is AdenoPlus(TM), which is already authorized for marketing in the United States (US) and in Europe. These tests are...

2012-06-13 14:50:35

A team of researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University have identified a novel way that a common virus, called adenovirus, causes disease. In doing so, they have discovered important information on one of the body's key immune responses. Their findings, published today in Cell Host & Microbe, may have implications for infectious diseases and cancer. Adenovirus infections most often cause mild illnesses of the respiratory system, resulting in runny noses,...

2012-05-07 14:38:37

After about 18 months, risk level decreased to that of volunteers who received a placebo A long-term follow-up analysis of participants in the Step Study, an international HIV-vaccine trial, has confirmed that certain subgroups of male study participants were at higher risk of becoming infected after receiving the experimental vaccine compared to those who received a placebo. The vaccine used in the study did not contain the HIV virus, but it did contain HIV genes which were delivered to...


Latest Adenoviridae Reference Libraries

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2011-01-05 16:00:36

Human parainfluenza viruses, belonging to the paramyxovirus family, are a group of four distinct serotypes of enveloped single-stranded RNA viruses. They are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children. Many times the host has repeat infections throughout life with symptoms that may include upper respiratory tract illness or more commonly, a cold and sore throat. It can also cause severe pneumonia in immunosuppressed people. There is currently no...

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