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Nanocage Builds Itself From Engineered Components
2014-06-06 03:03:25

By Leila Gray, University of Washington A route for constructing protein nanomachines engineered for specific applications may be closer to reality. Biological systems produce an incredible array of self-assembling, functional protein tools. Some examples of these nanoscale protein materials are scaffolds to anchor cellular activities, molecular motors to drive physiological events, and capsules for delivering viruses into host cells. Scientists inspired by these sophisticated...

2014-06-01 23:02:52

A new survey found that “More than two-thirds of healthy Americans are teeming with HPV,” according to a report by NBC News published on May 20, 2014 (1). polyDNA reviews the report, and recommends Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin to help the immune system target the latent human papillomavirus (HPV). Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 A majority of Americans are infected with one or more strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) (1). Dr. Yingfei Ma said that “The HPV 'community'...

2014-05-31 23:09:12

“Recurrent herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) infection is a risk factor for AD (Alzheimer’s Disease),” according to a study published in Frontiers in Pharmacology on May 7, 2014 (1). polyDNA recommends talking to the doctor about Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin, which were shown to reduce HSV symptoms in two post-marketing clinical studies. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Growing evidence suggests that recurrent herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) infection is a risk factor for...

2014-05-29 23:08:11

Discovery could prove a vital step toward blocking infection process. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered how the deadly Ebola virus punches its way into the cytoplasm of cells. The finding identifies an important target for blocking the infection process of this incurable disease that many fear may be used for bioterror. Outbreaks of this extremely dangerous, highly contagious virus are now under way in the...

2014-05-28 23:14:58

“Certain genes that dampen bodily inflammation were less effective in lonely people, while pro-inflammatory genes were overexpressed,” according to a study published on PsychCentral.com on May 22, 2014 (1). polyDNA recommends that individuals ask their doctors about Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin, natural products designed to boost the immune system against latent viral pathogens. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 polyDNA has learned that Steve Cole, Ph.D., from the Cousins Center for...

2014-05-28 08:32:42

LEXINGTON, Ky., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that independent laboratory results have shown two of its agricultural disinfectants are effective against the deadly porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv). The independent study showed that Neogen's DC&R(® )Disinfectant and BioSentry BioPhene(TM) Disinfectant demonstrated "complete inactivation" of the PEDv organism when tested in accordance with current Good Laboratory Practice protocols...

2014-05-27 23:11:01

Immunoglobulins or antibodies are proteins used by the immune system to neutralize pathogens including bacteria and viruses. The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 31,900 articles covering the interactions between a wide variety of immunoglobulins and pathogens particularly in humans. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 EurekaMag.com has published 31,900 articles on the importance of immunoglobulins for identifying and neutralizing pathogens such as...

2014-05-27 15:56:29

JGU Evidence presented of the existence of a previously unknown form of lymphocyte that protects against intracellular infection The innate immune system recognizes infectious agents such as viruses and bacteria. A group of lymphocytes known as "innate lymphoid cells" or ILCs plays a central role in the defense of the human body against infective agents. Professor Andreas Diefenbach of the Research Center Immunology at the Mainz University Medical Center, working in collaboration with...

2014-05-27 15:22:17

Aarhus University Aarhus University has developed a technology that uses the HIV virus as a tool in the fight against hereditary diseases For the first time researchers have succeeded in altering HIV virus particles so that they can simultaneously, as it were, 'cut and paste' in our genome via biological processes. Developed at the Department of Biomedicine at Aarhus University, the technology makes it possible to repair genomes in a new way. It also offers good perspectives for...

2014-05-27 11:46:17

University of Bristol An international team of scientists has made a major step forward in our understanding of how enzymes 'edit' genes, paving the way for correcting genetic diseases in patients. Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Münster and the Lithuanian Institute of Biotechnology have observed the process by which a class of enzymes called CRISPR – pronounced 'crisper' – bind and alter the structure of DNA. The results, published in the Proceedings of the National...


Latest Virus Reference Libraries

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2011-03-04 17:38:30

Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease with a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes and is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa, but not in Asia. Primates and a few kinds of mosquitoes are the only known hosts. The origin of the disease is most likely Africa. From there it was introduced to South America through the slave trade in the 16th century. There...

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2011-03-03 21:34:50

Rubella virus is the cause of congenital rubella syndrome when infection occurs during the first weeks of pregnancy. Humans are the only known host of this virus. It is the only member of the genus of Rubivirus and belongs to the family of Togaviridae. Members of the Togaviridae family typically have a genome of single-stranded RNA of positive polarity which is enclosed by an icosahedral capsid. This genome has a length of about 9,757 nucleotides and encodes for two non-structural as well...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

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2011-02-23 21:18:56

Vaccinia virus (VACV or VV) is a large, complex, enveloped virus belonging to the poxvirus family. It is well-known for its role in eradicating smallpox. It was the first human disease to to successfully be eradicated by science. The World Health Organization was the one who completed the endeavor. The vaccinia virus saw renewed interest in the early 21st century due to concerns about the smallpox virus being used as an agent for bioterrorism. They can be divided into four types:...

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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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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