Latest Simian immunodeficiency virus Stories

2010-04-16 12:38:03

An increase in the release of monocytes from bone marrow into the bloodstream predicts how rapidly AIDS develops in monkeys and the magnitude of monocyte turnover correlates with the severity of brain disease in AIDS.

2010-04-09 07:37:46

How the Vpu protein of HIV-1 interferes with the antiviral activity of Tetherin and contributes to the spread of HIV-1 in humans.

2010-02-18 14:00:00

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2009-12-07 13:17:18

US researchers reported on Sunday that an HIV genetic stowaway that may have come from a related cat virus could help the AIDS virus transmit and replicate in people.

2009-11-24 15:27:51

SIV is a virus related to HIV that can infect monkeys.

2009-08-07 10:52:40

Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, believe conventional vaccine strategies should not be the only avenue explored in the development of an effective AIDS vaccine.

2009-08-02 21:04:09

Researchers found a gorilla strain of HIV in a Cameroonian woman, they reported in Paris Sunday. This demonstrates that HIV evolution is an ongoing process, Dr.

2009-07-22 12:47:16

Wild chimpanzees infected with Simian Immunodeficiency Viruses can contract AIDS-like symptoms and die, U.S. researchers said Wednesday. SIV has many forms and was thought to be harmless to apes, researchers from the University of Illinois who participated in the global study said in a news release.

2009-07-22 14:25:00

It appears that an AIDS-like disease that was considered to be harmless to chimpanzees can infect the apes and kill them as well.

2009-07-22 14:23:06

Researchers at Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, contributed key comparative data for a landmark study showing African wild chimpanzees infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), an HIV-1-like virus, die prematurely and develop hallmarks of HIV-1 infection and AIDS.

Latest Simian immunodeficiency virus Reference Libraries

Sooty Mangabey, Cercocebus atys
2012-06-28 20:49:18

The sooty mangabey (Cercocebus atys) is an Old World Monkey that can be found throughout the area stretching from Senegal to eastern Ghana. Its other common names include the white-naped mangabey, the white-crowned mangabey, and the white-collared mangabey, which causes some confusion with the collared mangabey. There are currently two recognized subspecies of this mangabey, although they can be considered distinct species. The sooty mangabey resides in forests within its range, preferring...

2011-02-23 20:58:48

Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), also known as African Green Monkey virus, is a retrovirus able to infect at least 33 species of African primates. SIV has been present in monkeys and apes for at least 32,000 years, probably longer. Strains from two of these primate species have crossed the barriers into humans resulting in HIV-2 and HIV-1. Contraction involves contact with the blood of chimps that are often hunted for bushmeat in Africa. SIV infections appear in many cases to be...

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