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New culture method for hepatitis C virus uses primary hepatocytes and patient serum
...med, as media from these cells were able to infect naive
hepatocytes. Finally, virus particles were examined by electron microscopy and shown to possess the expected size and shape of HCV virus particles. Once the system was established, the group examined whether sera from patients carrying HCV could ...
Flu shot effective against drifted influenza, nasal spray vaccine less so
...oung. "FluMist works very well in children with naive
immune systems," Ohmit said. The FDA approval of FluMist limits its use to people between age 5 and 49 years. In another paper in the same edition of the New England Journal of Medicine, FluMist was administered to school children and the children ...
Polynesia explorers created worldwide web of scientific knowledge
... of their own visits that called into question the naive
assumption of fraternity with native peoples," Liebersohn wrote. Despite everything, these three travelers became "influential and insightful ethnographers," Liebersohn argues. "Commerson wrote a letter on Tahiti that sealed its status as a Pacific ...
Ancient DNA helps UF researchers unearth potential hemophilia therapy
... their birth, when their immune systems were still naive
and would accept the protein. This type of approach cannot be used in human babies yet because doctors have no way of gauging how severe hemophilia is in newborns. Patients with mild disease will have fewer problems and the benefits of gene therapy ...
New technology shows our ancestors ate…everything!
...s and physical anthropologists have had a somewhat naive
view on diet, in part due to the limitations of time-consuming, subjective approaches to analyzing teeth," said Teaford. "So it's a huge step to have a reliable technology that detects subtler diet variations." A team of scientists from the Universi...