Navigation Links
Lethality of H1N1 Influenza Virus Increasing According to Latest Analysis of Virus Peptide Genomic Data
Date:6/10/2009

Boston Biotech Firm Reports First Rise in 76 Years of Replikin Count* of H1N1 Lethality Gene

BOSTON, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis of the latest peptide genomic data for the H1N1 influenza virus indicates that the current global outbreak of H1N1 is increasing in its capacity for lethality. The new sequence data on PubMed of the past two weeks through June 10, 2009 showed an increase in the Replikin Count* of the Replikin Lethality Gene in the pB1 genomic area from a mean of 2+/-0.2 in 2008 to a mean of 3.2+/-3.7 in 2009 (p<0.001). The Replikin Count of the Lethality Gene in 836 previous H1N1 influenza virus isolates has remained essentially unchanged (at 2) since 1933.

These analyses were conducted by the Boston-based biotech firm Replikins, Ltd. (http://www.replikins.com) using its FluForecast(R) software. A year ago (4/7/08), using the same software, the firm predicted the current H1N1 virus outbreak, and last month (5/23/09) an increase in the Replikin Count of the Replikin Infectivity Gene in the hemagglutinin area indicated a marked increase in infectivity of the evolving H1N1 virus.

"Last month the H1N1 genomic data indicated some bad and some good news. While it indicated an increase in the infectivity of the H1N1 virus, its lethality appeared to remain relatively low," noted Sam Bogoch, MD, PhD, chairman of Replikins Ltd. "However, the FluForecast(R) analysis of new data of the past few weeks, through June 10th, on 144 new specimens published on PubMed, indicate an increase in the current H1N1 outbreak's capacity for lethality. Since the software also permitted the automated analysis of all sequence data available on PubMed for all previous years, it was noted that this is the first such significant increase in the Replikin Count of the H1N1 Lethality Gene in 76 years. This is cause for concern and an accelerated vaccine effort."

'/>"/>
SOURCE Replikins Ltd.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Swine Flu (H1N1) Infectivity to Increase Markedly and Lethality to Remain Low According to Latest Replikin* Peptide Genomic Data
2. Sinovac Begins the Production of Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine
3. Novavax and the NIH Agree to Evaluate a Virus-like Particle (VLP) Vaccine Candidate Against the Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus
4. HHS Awards MedImmune Contract to Manufacture Live Attenuated Nasal Spray Vaccine for Novel Influenza A (H1N1)
5. Sanofi Pasteur Receives Seed Virus to Produce New Influenza A(H1N1) Vaccine
6. Thomson Reuters Makes Disease Briefing on Influenza Covering H1N1 (Swine Flu) Publicly Available
7. Novavax Announces Enrollment in the Second Phase II Study of its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate
8. Meso Scale Diagnostics Point of Care Influenza Test Led to the First Identification of A(H1N1) Swine Flu Infection
9. H1N1 Influenza "Swine Flu" Peptide Vaccine Now Available For Testing Worldwide
10. Germgards Ultra-Fast Hand Hygiene Solution Protects Against Deadly MRSA, C difficile, and Influenza Virus
11. CEL-SCIs L.E.A.P.S. Technology Shows Potential to Treat Swine Influenza in Preclinical Studies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2015)... DUBLIN , Aug. 28, 2015 ... announced the addition of the "Global & USA ... offering. The highly awaited US Biosimilar market ... highly awaited filigrastim biologic, Zarxio. How will the global ... The author reveals that biosimilars could save the US ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... India , August 28, 2015 ... by Product (Media, Sera, Cryogenic Storage Systems, Thawing Equipment, ... (Therapeutic, Regenerative Medicine, Clinical Trials), End User - Global ... Market is expected to reach USD 3,731.03 Million by ... a CAGR of 11.65% between 2015 and 2020. ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... , ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... Medicine, presented two studies at the International Spine Intervention Society’ s ... 2015 through to August 1st, 2015. With a focus on evidence-based research and ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2015 ... ... Program Chairman, Chuck Gardner, has organized and will present a session on chemical ... September 2. This conference and exposition is Asia’s largest analytical and scientific instruments ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global & USA BioSimilar Market Analysis Report 2015-2021 2Global & USA BioSimilar Market Analysis Report 2015-2021 3Biopreservation Market Worth 3,731.03 Million USD by 2020 2Biopreservation Market Worth 3,731.03 Million USD by 2020 3Biopreservation Market Worth 3,731.03 Million USD by 2020 4Biopreservation Market Worth 3,731.03 Million USD by 2020 5Proove Biosciences Presents New Research Study at the International Spine Intervention Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2Proove Biosciences Presents New Research Study at the International Spine Intervention Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting 3Proove Biosciences Presents New Research Study at the International Spine Intervention Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting 4U.S. Symposium on Imaging Organized by Pittcon’s Program Chairman Chuck Gardner 2U.S. Symposium on Imaging Organized by Pittcon’s Program Chairman Chuck Gardner 3
... The Milwaukee Brewers will soon have their ... at Miller Park, officials announced Thursday. , ,Eastman Kodak ... provide a Directview CR 850 computer-operated radiography ... be used to generate high-resolution digital X-rays of injured ...
... If you had blinked, you would have missed two security ... Web server last Wednesday. , ,Dane Deutsch and Pete Adams, ... used a simple tool to gain complete control of a ... E-Business Institutes conference at the Monona Terrace, without leaving a ...
... Ralph Kauten. Source: Teresa Esser. Ralph is one of ... of bioscience, said Frank Langley, president and CEO of Point ... Kauten to admit that his success in high-tech entrepreneurship is ... Kauten said in an interview. Ive been a lucky guy. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Hacking tools are simple and widely available, security experts say 2Ralph Kauten on how to raise angel financing 2Ralph Kauten on how to raise angel financing 3Ralph Kauten on how to raise angel financing 4
(Date:7/31/2015)... Die 10. internationale Konferenz zu Genomik (ICG-10, ... vom 22. bis 25. Oktober 2015 in ... Die Konferenz feiert in diesem Jahr ihr ... ICG weltweit zu einem der einflussreichsten jährlichen Treffen ... dynamischsten, enthusiastischsten und angenehmsten wissenschaftlichen Zusammentreffen. ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... , July 31, 2015 The 10 th ... held by BGI from October 22-25, 2015, in Shenzhen ... The conference is celebrating its 10 th anniversary this year. ... the world,s most influential annual meetings in the ,omics, fields, ... scientific gatherings. ICG-10 focuses on recent breakthroughs ...
(Date:7/27/2015)... JOSE, Calif. , July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... developer of human interface solutions, today announced that ... ® touchscreen solution for its stylish smartwatch. ... for its proven reliability, low power and highly ... a wet finger. Huawei designers also required a ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Die 10. internationale Konferenz zu Genomik (ICG-10) beginnt im Oktober 2Die 10. internationale Konferenz zu Genomik (ICG-10) beginnt im Oktober 3The 10th International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) to Open in October 2Synaptics Touchscreen Solution Powers New Huawei Watch 2Synaptics Touchscreen Solution Powers New Huawei Watch 3
... leader? Traits that we look for typically include a sense ... a recent study suggests that it is not just an ... chosen as leader of a group. Previous research has implicated ... for a male versus female leader may depend on the ...
... years of near-zero growth in atmospheric methane concentrations, levels ... good news for future global warming," says CSIRO,s Dr ... in Geophysical Research Letters, a journal of the American ... important greenhouse gases, namely methane and the CFCs, had ...
... Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have discovered a ... to tamoxifen, the world,s largest-selling breast cancer prevention and ... way to identify tamoxifen users who are no longer ... therapy option sooner. , In the November 1 issue ...
Cached Biology News:Gender biases in leadership selection during competitions within and between groups 2Gender biases in leadership selection during competitions within and between groups 3Global methane levels on the rise again 2'New' estrogen receptor found to be key player in tamoxifen resistance 2'New' estrogen receptor found to be key player in tamoxifen resistance 3
... 1 Block MBS Start up kit. Includes ... and choice of 1 MultiBlock satellite ... 30 blocks. User friendly software. ... Adjustable height heated lid. Outstanding uniformity. ...
Monoclonal mouse antibody for immunihistology, clone AD12, Isotype IgG 1, purified, specific for rat pyruvatekinase type L, no cross-reactivities with other pyruvate kinase isoenzymes have been obser...
PxE thermal Cycler. 0.5ml block holds 48 0.5 ml tubes or 96 0.3 ml tubes. Adjustable height heated lid. Outstanding uniformity. Advanced control algorithms for reduced reaction times. User frien...
Carrier Serum...
Biology Products: