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Tag Archives: papillomavirus
A nice review on human papillomavirus infections. Continue reading
I’ve spent quite a bit of time in the last week marking exam essays about papillomaviruses, so it’s good to relax by reading about …. papillomaviruses ;-) Continue reading
Eyebrow hairs from actinic keratosis patients harbor the highest number of cutaneous human papillomaviruses. 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