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2013-06-26 20:48:18

Scientists are reporting progress in the search for the first broad-spectrum drugs to combat human rhinoviruses (HRVs), which cause humanity's most common infectious diseases.

2013-06-14 23:02:50

Law firm offers service for consumers who may have been exposed to Hepatitis A. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Bellovin & Karnas, P.C.

Vaccines Protecting Children From Hepatitis A Outbreak
2013-06-09 07:34:57

While the number of people being affected by an ongoing hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow, children have been largely spared, and routine vaccinations against the disease are being credited for that phenomenon.

2013-06-04 23:01:44

First Lawsuit Filed in Hepatitis A Outbreak; Simon & Luke File in California on Behalf of Hospitalized Victim: Civil Case No.

Hepatitis A Outbreak From Frozen Fruit Mix Sold At Costco
2013-06-02 06:14:42

An acute hepatitis A outbreak that has caused at least 30 people across five states to fall ill has been linked to a blend of frozen berries and pomegranates sold in the US by Costco, various media outlets have reported.

Diamond Light Source Opens New Laboratory
2013-02-19 04:57:00

Diamond Light Source, the United Kingdom's national synchrotron facility, will be helping scientists shine a little more light on serious viruses, such as those responsible for AIDS, with its new laboratory, Crystal.

2012-12-28 15:29:38

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have figured out intimate details of how the hepatitis C virus takes over an invaded cell, a breakthrough that could point to way for new treatments for the virus.


Latest Picornaviruses Reference Libraries

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2011-02-23 17:23:51

Poliovirus, the causative agent of poliomyelitis and a member of the family of Picornaviridae, is a human enterovirus. It is composed of an RNA genome that is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA. It was first isolate in 1909 and was published in 1981. It is one of the most well characterized viruses and has become a useful model system for understanding the biology of RNA viruses. It infects human cells by binding to an immunoglobulin-like receptor on the cell surface. The three...

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2011-01-24 12:50:52

Hepatitis A, caused by hepatitis A virus, is an acute infectious disease of the liver that is transmitted person to person by ingestion of contaminated food or water or through direct contact with an infectious person. Millions of people are believed to become infected with HAV every year. The incubation period is two to six weeks and on average is 28 days. In less developed countries the HAV is usually contracted in early childhood. Clean water helps to decrease contraction of HAV. In 90%...

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2011-01-12 16:40:04

Foot-and-mouth disease, FMD, is sometimes fatal and is highly contagious for cloven-hoofed animals. Along with hooved animals hedgehogs and elephants are susceptible to the disease as well. Llama and alpaca can develop mild symptoms but are resistant to the disease and don't pass it to other species. Mice, rats, and chickens have been infected artificially in a lab but it is not believed they can contract the disease under natural conditions. Humans can spread the disease by carrying the...

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2011-01-11 14:10:55

Human rhinoviruses are the most common viral ineffective agents in humans and are the cause of the common cold. The infection proliferates between 33-35 °C causing most reproduction to occur in the nose. It is a species in the genus Enterovirus of the Picornaviridae family of viruses. There are 99 recognized types of Human Rhinoviruses that are differentiated by their surface proteins. They are amongst the smallest viruses and lytic in nature. They travel via aerosols of respiratory...

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