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The group of genetic conditions known as spinocerebellar ataxias currently have no treatment or cure and are always fatal, in the case of affected children at an early age.
When DNA that turns up in the wrong place in mammalian cells, the innate immune system reacts by secreting interferons.
Animals, insects, and plants use a variety of sensing mechanisms to detect invading pathogens such as viruses.
Hepadnaviruses can cause liver infections in humans and animals. The two recognized genera are Genus Orthohepadnavirus and Genus Avihepadnavirus. It has a small genome of partially double-stranded, partially single stranded circular DNA. It is a group 7 virus that uses an RNA intermediate during replication. Most people who come into contact with the virus are able to clear the infection alone although some cannot and usually progress to fulminant hepatitis. It can cause sever liver...
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.