Navigation Links
Hidden influenza virus protein found

For nearly 20 years, scientists have laboured under the assumption that the influenza virus comprises only 1- protein molecules that form its structure and carry out its activities. However, in Nature Medicine researchers report finding a new, “hidden” influenza virus protein.This protein may kill immune system cells that fight the virus, thereby contributing to the virus’s potency, the researchers say.//

The scientists turned up this new protein by accident, while sifting through bits and pieces of “junk” peptides. Junk peptides are short protein molecules the virus creates once in infects a cell and begins replicating.They form when the process that translates viral genes into proteins goes wary, Yewdell explains. In other words, junk peptides result from genetic mistakes.

The immune system cells of mice, in fact, did recognise one of the peptides.When the scientists examined the gene encoding this peptide more closely, they noticed it was suspiciously long for mere junk.Wondering if this molecule might be a bonafide protein, Dr. Yewdell’s team decided to see how much of it was created in cells infected with the flu virus. If it were junk, there should be only random copies of the peptide.

If it were a protein, large quantities of the molecule should be present. Dr. Yewdell used a technique called immunofluorescence, which makes the molecule glow green, to show how much of it infected cells contained. “The cells we looked at just lit up.Researchers saw large amounts of this molecule in the mitochondria of flu infected cells, and we knew it was a real protein.It turns out that this protein is created when ribosomes, the cellular machines that translate genes into proteins, begin reading the influenza gene called PB-1 in what was previously believed to be the wrong location.

'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Hidden Disease in Stroke Patients
2. PET Scans Found To Reveal Hidden Cancers
3. Hidden Mysteries Of The Universe - US Telescope Scans
4. Reading Hidden Intentions in Brain
5. It is safe to take influenza vaccine during pregnancy
6. Mysterious viral outbreak in Toronto, influenza ruled out
7. Catechins in green tea show antiviral effect on influenza virus
8. Old flu drugs not effective against seasonal influenza
9. Quebec arming itself to combat a potential influenza pandemic
10. Netherlands to lift livestock restrictions over avian influenza
11. influenza Vaccination Needed to Stop Flu Bug
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Hidden influenza virus protein found

(Date:9/19/2014)... biosensor made from the wonder material graphene has been ... of developing cancer. , The biosensor has been ... than bioassay tests currently in use, and was able ... up the possibility of a rapid, point-of-care diagnostic tool ... 19 September, in IOP Publishing,s journal 2D Materials ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... California (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ... integral part of the medical imaging market, are engineered ... technology developments over the past three decades have expanded ... From barium and iodine based agents used for over ... nanoparticles and radiopharmaceuticals, imaging agents have witnessed sea changes, ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 The Nordic ... style of eating, is making its way ... Doc’s medical weight loss programs, ... good food which leads to improved health. ... patients to understand how diet can impact ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ... in the freight trucking industry increased their sales by ... like this from the trucking industry can be used ... is doing as a whole. This data has been ... to other forms of freight transportation. Other non-trucking data ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... September 19, 2014 Activz Whole-Food Nutrition ... Smoothie product, a new whole-food produce powder smoothie, ... Baltimore, MD. Activz Greens Smoothie is a ... one convenient – and absolutely delicious —Greens Smoothie. Details ... Baltimore, MD. , The new ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Graphene sensor tracks down cancer biomarkers 2Health News:New Clinical Applications and Advanced Imaging Capabilities Drive Growth in the Imaging Agents Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 2Health News:New Clinical Applications and Advanced Imaging Capabilities Drive Growth in the Imaging Agents Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 3Health News:New Clinical Applications and Advanced Imaging Capabilities Drive Growth in the Imaging Agents Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 4Health News:Diet Doc’s Medical Weight Loss Programs Announce Diet Plans Based on the Same Principles as the New Nordic Diet 2Health News:Diet Doc’s Medical Weight Loss Programs Announce Diet Plans Based on the Same Principles as the New Nordic Diet 3Health News:Diet Doc’s Medical Weight Loss Programs Announce Diet Plans Based on the Same Principles as the New Nordic Diet 4Health News:LeaseQ Announces Good News For The Truck Leasing Industry As Truck Rentals In The U.S Continues to Gain Traction 2Health News:LeaseQ Announces Good News For The Truck Leasing Industry As Truck Rentals In The U.S Continues to Gain Traction 3Health News:New Activz Greens Smoothie with 8 Organic Superfoods & More Launched at Natural Products Expo East 2Health News:New Activz Greens Smoothie with 8 Organic Superfoods & More Launched at Natural Products Expo East 3
... back in 2002, at the San Francisco's 2002 Gay Pride, ... campaign to popularize syphilis testing. ,In the above ... introduced to Gayville, encouraging the many hundreds of homo whores ... big-S. (Syphilis) ,Although many were not happy with ...
... Fresh bird flu outbreaks reported from Vietnam and South ... Ministry is fully stocked and ready to deal with ... ,The Ministry has a stock of 2.5 ... birds and 475,000 doses of influenza vaccines to be ...
... for patients in ICU by adhering to simple techniques ... infections. ICUs can become thoroughly aseptic by ensuring a ... catheters. A detailed report was made by experts on ... report are published in New England Journal of Medicine. ...
... surgery for his broken leg. Schwarzenegger broke his right femur ... surgery took place three days later and doctors used screws ... ,It is possible that the governor will attend ... ,Orthopaedic surgeon Kevin Ehrhart said: "He is ...
... few nonjudgmental counseling sessions can prompt women to both ... according to a new study//. ,Prenatal alcohol exposure ... developmental disabilities in the United States. This CDC study ... of an alcohol-exposed pregnancy. ,“A lot of ...
... the reason why the common parasite Toxoplasma,// does not ... others seriously ill. , ,Toxoplasma is a genus ... can also be passed on by many other warm-blooded ... which in normal circumstances is not harmful, but can ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Simple Steps to Safe Guard Patients from Bloodstream Infections in ICU 2Health News:Counseling Helps Young Women Cut Drinking, Improve Contraception Use 2Health News:Counseling Helps Young Women Cut Drinking, Improve Contraception Use 3
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014 Intarcia ... interim clinical data for its lead candidate ITCA 650 ... patients with high baseline HbA1c levels at the 50 ... the Study of Diabetes (EASD). Data from the open-label, ... levels of blood sugar in patients with poorly controlled ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... DUBLIN , September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qqjrnh/global_molecular ) has announced ... Cytogenetics Market 2014-2018" report to their ... ,Molecular Cytogenetics involves the study of chromosomes ... and functions of genes and chromosomes. It ...
(Date:9/18/2014)...  PRO-DEX, INC. (NasdaqCM: PDEX) today announced financial results ... June 30, 2014. Quarter Ended June ... 30, 2014 increased $492,000, or 18%, to $3.2 million ... 30, 2013, due primarily to an increase of $746,000 ... Company,s largest customer, partially offset by an aggregate decrease ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Intarcia Announces Presentation of Phase 3 Data at EASD Showing ITCA 650 Markedly Reduces Blood Sugar In Patients With Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes 2Intarcia Announces Presentation of Phase 3 Data at EASD Showing ITCA 650 Markedly Reduces Blood Sugar In Patients With Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes 3Intarcia Announces Presentation of Phase 3 Data at EASD Showing ITCA 650 Markedly Reduces Blood Sugar In Patients With Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes 4Global Molecular Cytogenetics Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Abbott, Affymetrix, Agilent Technologies, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Illumina and PerkinElmer 2Global Molecular Cytogenetics Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Abbott, Affymetrix, Agilent Technologies, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Illumina and PerkinElmer 3Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 2Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 3Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 4Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 5Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 6Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 7Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 8Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 9Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 10Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 11Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 12Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 13
... May 7, 2012 A new analysis concludes that rituximab, ... treatment responses lasting at least five years in approximately one ... of bleeding due to chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). In ... Blood , the Journal of the American Society ...
... Mass., May 7, 2012  CardioFocus, Inc., developer of ... treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), announces that its ... the scientific sessions and during a private academic ... Society,s 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions, May 9-12 in ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Rituximab Promotes Long-Term Response for Patients with Immune Destruction of Platelets 2Rituximab Promotes Long-Term Response for Patients with Immune Destruction of Platelets 3Worldwide Multicenter Experiences with CardioFocus HeartLight® EAS to be Presented at Heart Rhythm 2012 2Worldwide Multicenter Experiences with CardioFocus HeartLight® EAS to be Presented at Heart Rhythm 2012 3
... has been selling replacement bulbs ... and we are extremely proud ... Check out our catalog of ... discount light bulbs specials. ...
... Bulb Direct has been ... Internet since 1996, and we ... 100% satisfaction guarantee. Check out ... and see our discount light ...
... has been selling replacement bulbs ... and we are extremely proud ... Check out our catalog of ... discount light bulbs specials. ...
... been selling replacement bulbs on ... we are extremely proud of ... out our catalog of replacement ... light bulbs specials. ,Check ...
Medicine Products: