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The high clustering coefficient coupled with a short average distance between nodes suggests a “small-world phenomenon” among HIV and HPV researchers. Continue reading
A nice review on human papillomavirus infections. Continue reading
Nature has just published an excellent supplement (free full access) on human papillomavirus. The new material is medical rather than biological in slant, covering vaccination and diagnostic tests rather than the basic biology of HPV, but still well worth a … Continue reading
Human papillomaviruses can give rise to a range of cancers – but not all HPVs are equal! Continue reading
HPV 16 is the main cause of cervical cancer. A new paper describe how the virus enters host cells. Continue reading
Recent evidence shows that the quadrivalent HPV vaccine prevents several HPV-related diseases in men. However, despite the licensure of the vaccine in the USA for men 9 through 26 years of age, rates of male vaccination are very low. Research … Continue reading
Papillomaviruses replicate exclusively in the terminally differentiating epidermal cells of skin and mucosa in a strictly species-specific manner. Their strict dependence on terminally differentiating keratinocytes for completion of their replication cycle initially made the study of entry processes difficult. This mini-review summarizes recent advances in our understanding of papillomavirus interactions with the host cell cytoskeletal elements. Continue reading