Tag: "adenoviruses" at biology news
Polymer gel can block toxic leakage problem in gene therapy
...-cancer gene therapy that uses relatively harmless adenoviruses
to infect tumor cells. Once in a targeted tumor, g... blood vessel walls and other access points, these adenoviruses
cannot reach the majority of tumor cells by being injected into the blood stream but instead must be...
Contagious obesity? Identifying the human adenoviruses that may make us fat
...new study, "Adipogenic potential of multiple human adenoviruses
in vivo and in vitro in animals," in the January i...uld want to ensure that all the serotypes of human adenoviruses
responsible for human obesity were covered in the vaccine." "If one could predict the potential of ...
Targeted virus compels cancer cells to eat themselves
... mechanism by which such conditionally replicating adenoviruses
(CRAs) infect and kill cancer cells. Autophagy i...average lived 53 days. Those receiving the control adenoviruses
lived on average 29 days. Two of the hTERT-Ad mice survived 60 days and had no detectable brain tumo...