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2013-02-13 17:51:08

In a paper published by Cell Host and Microbe on Feb. 13, a research team led by Blossom Damania, PhD, of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, found that suppressing the TLK enzyme causes the activation of the lytic cycle of both EBV and KSHV.

Poxviruses Adapt Quickly To Fight Host Of Viral Defenses
2012-08-17 12:28:52

Researchers recently discovered how poxviruses, viruses that contain DNA, can change quickly; in particular, they have an “accordion-like” way of viral adaption to fight against host viral defenses.

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2010-06-10 10:52:50

Scientists have uncovered the flu’s secret formula for effectively evolving within and between host species: balance.

2010-05-28 17:53:38

RNA viruses hijack cellular enzyme to create viral replication factories on cell membranes.

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2009-03-19 08:23:51

Targeting factors in patients, rather than the virus, could avoid development of resistance.


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