Tag: "defenseless" at biology news
Gladstone investigators discover how resting T cells avoid HIV infection
...iral particles. In resting T cells, though, HIV is defenseless
against A3G, because there is no Vif in the incoming viral particles and the virus has not advanced far enough into its life cycle to make new Vif. The study was supported in part by grants from the National Institutes of Health, the University-wide...
Defenseless plants arm themselves with metals
...in the absence of metal, however, these plants are defenseless
against diseases like powdery mildew, a common fungal infection that most other plants fight off with ease. In most plants, exposure to powdery mildew and other pathogens triggers the plant defense pathway, a series of biochemical events that occur ...