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Latest Cytomegalovirus Stories

2012-01-11 15:20:42

A new clinical Standard Reference Material (SRM) from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will help health care professionals more accurately diagnose and treat cytomegalovirus (CMV), a common pathogen that is particularly dangerous for infants and persons with weakened immune systems.

2011-11-15 09:48:23

An important new study from the Laboratory for Developmental Genetics at USC has confirmed cytomegalovirus (CMV) as a cause of the most common salivary gland cancers.

2011-09-28 05:54:16

Medulloblastomas are the most common cancerous brain tumors in children.

2011-09-27 14:40:21

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to inhibit the growth of brain tumors by treating the common Cytomegalovirus (CMV).

2011-09-27 09:26:51

Medulloblastomas are the most common cancerous (malignant) brain tumors in children.

2011-09-22 06:17:58

A compound that was initially isolated from sharks may serve as an antiviral treatment, according to a new study.


Latest Cytomegalovirus Reference Libraries

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2011-01-12 15:30:34

Cytomegalovirus, a herpes viral genus, is known in humans as HCMV. It is part of the Betaherpesvirinae subfamily. Other herpesviruses fall into the subfamilies of Alphaherpesvirinae or Gammaherpesvirinae. xHCMV infections are frequently associated with salivary glands. It can be lethal for people who are immunocompromised. Other CMV viruses are found in several mammal species, but species isolated from animals differ from HCMV in terms of genomic structure. HCMV is found all over the...

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