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Synthetic peptide targets latent papilloma virus infections
...ide and differentiate into skin cells, the viruses hitch
a ride on the cells' chromosomes but do not become part of the chromosomes, as do other known pathogens, such as HIV in blood cells. The virus can transform infected cells and make them proliferate into nipple-like warts. Unlike unsightly warts on ...
Edge density key to controlling gypsy moth spread
...ion boundaries. External colonies occur when moths hitch
a ride on vehicles or other items relocated by people. Without an Allee effect, these colonies would establish, but because gypsy moths exhibit an Allee effect, the low populations are insufficient for establishment of permanent populations. This...
Discovering the first steps in transcription-coupled repair
...or not there is damage to DNA -- suggesting that a hitch
in the transcription process, not necessarily involving damage to the DNA itself, is the cause of subsequent problems. "It appears that XPG is needed to help CSB recognize the stalled RNAPII and carry out its other functions in TCR," says Cooper. "W...