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Category Archives: Microbiology
HIV has spread at an alarming rate in South Africa, making it the country with the highest number of HIV infections. Several studies have investigated the histories of HIV-1 subtype C epidemics but none have done so in the context … Continue reading
A new target for developing therapeutics against the opportunistic pathogen Cryptosporidium parvum. Continue reading
A live attenuated vaccine against SARS-CoV. Continue reading
Blocking a mosquito protein function may block dengue virus transmission. Continue reading
It may be more effective to develop HIV treatments that prevent cell-to-cell infection by the virus. Continue reading
A growing body of evidence has established the importance of the in utero environment on neurodevelopment and long-term cognitive and behavioral outcomes. These data suggest factors that disrupt the tightly regulated in utero environment can modify normal neurodevelopmental processes. Approximately … Continue reading
Chronic immune activation/inflammation and viral persistence in reservoirs are important features of chronic HIV infection, even in patients receiving ART. A recent paper evaluates the involvement of adipose tissue in chronic HIV/SIV infections. Adipose tissue accounts for 15 to 20% … Continue reading