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Is a small artificial virus fragment the key to a Chikungunya vaccine?

Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes and causes Chikungunya fever. CHIKV occurs in the tropical and subtropical parts of the world. Regions where it has already caused epidemics include Africa, territories around the Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia, and … Continue reading

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How Salmonella Survives the Macrophage’s Acid Attack

Salmonella has adapted what was once an antibacterial response into a signal for the correct time and place to secret its virulence proteins. Continue reading

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Molecular biology of hepatitis B virus infection

Molecular biology of hepatitis B virus infection Continue reading

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An anti-prion system that cures infected cells

A system to cure prion infection of cells in yeast may have applications in human diseases. Continue reading

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Oncogenes and RNA splicing of human tumor viruses

Oncogenic viruses, with the exception of HCV, require the host RNA splicing machinery in order to exercise their oncogenic activities. Continue reading

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Morbillivirus Infections: An Introduction

Research on morbillivirus infections has led to exciting developments in recent years. Continue reading

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A Short History of the Discovery of Viruses

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Silencing the alarms: Innate immune antagonism by rotaviruses

This review discusses the structural and mechanistic basis of innate immune antagonism by two direct effectors, the Rotavirus NSP1 and VP3 proteins. It starts with a nice overview of Rotavirus biology then goes on to describe how the structural and … Continue reading

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