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Tag Archives: pathogenesis
CRISPR-Cas systems have taken microbiology by storm in the last few years. Continue reading
No-one likes using animal models, but occasionally it is unaviodable to understand the pathogensis of infectious diseases. Recently, non-mamalian model systems, including amoeba, nematodes, insects, and fish, have been introduced to study host–pathogen interactions of human diseases. Evaluation of … Continue reading
It seems like only yesterday we were on the verge of international agreement to destroy all remaing laboratory stocks of smallpox (variola) virus. So it comes as something of a surprise to find people infecting monkeys with smallpox to study the pathogenesis of the disease. Continue reading