Latest Intrinsic immunity Stories
Scientists have discovered a critical new clue about why some people are able to control the HIV virus long term without taking antiviral drugs.
The innate immune system detects invasive pathogens and activates defense mechanisms to eliminate them.
New findings reveal the surprisingly complex protein-coding capacity of the human cytomegalovirus, or HCMV, and provide the first steps toward understanding how the virus manipulates human cells during infection.
Although our body's defense mechanisms are usually capable of detecting and destroying many types of pathogens, some viruses are able to evade the immune system and make us sick.
Thanks to a certain protein, rhesus monkeys are resistant to HIV.
Viruses have led scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to the discovery of a security system in host cells.
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