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2014-05-02 10:06:07

Johns Hopkins biochemists have figured out what is needed to activate and sustain the virus-fighting activity of an enzyme found in CD4+ T cells, the human immune cells infected by HIV.

2014-04-08 08:32:20

DUBLIN, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/492nrm/gene_therapy) has announced the addition of a new report

2013-11-26 10:23:29

Retroviruses are important pathogens capable of crossing species barriers to infect new hosts, but knowledge of their evolutionary history is limited.

HIV Virus Hideout Complicates Cure
2013-10-25 07:51:46

Although current treatments for HIV can keep the disease at bay, a larger-than-expected amount of hidden virus may complicate efforts to find a cure.

2013-10-17 10:45:27

Scientists have discovered a critical new clue about why some people are able to control the HIV virus long term without taking antiviral drugs.

New Retrovirus Discovered In Dead Polar Bear At Berlin Zoo
2013-07-15 14:23:04

A polar bear that died at the Berlin Zoo was suffering from a virus that caused acute inflammation of the brain, according to research published in the journal Virology.

Junk DNA Vital Biological Role
2013-06-27 08:25:25

A new study from UC San Francisco emphasizes the potentially vital biological role of the so-called 'junk DNA'.

Detecting Disease Using Smartphone Accessory
2013-06-04 12:34:27

New plug-in optical sensor could be used for in-the-field diagnosis of Kaposi's sarcoma, a cancer linked to AIDS

2013-03-05 11:56:07

Among eukaryotes with modified nuclear genetic codes, viruses are unknown.

2013-01-22 10:42:06

A team of researchers based at Johns Hopkins has decoded a system that makes certain types of immune cells impervious to HIV infection.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'