Tag: "poxvirus" at biology news
'EuroVacc 02' HIV Vaccine Trial Begins
...e of the DNA as prime followed by a boost based on poxvirus
(NYVAC in this trial) induces stronger immune responses than either vaccine alone. ...
Cancer drug slows poxvirus in mice
...rgies. ### Reference: PM Reeves et al. Disabling poxvirus
pathogenesis by inhibition of Abl-family tyrosine kinases. Nature Medicine DOI: 10.1038/nm1265 (2005). ...
Researchers develop new testing methods for potential monkeypox or smallpox outbreak
...aintain fully protective immunity against virulent poxvirus
infections, and these findings are totally in line with what we expected. What this means is that there are more than 100 million people in the U.S. that have partial or even fully protective immunity that is maintained after childhood vaccinations -...
Protein finding could lead to treatment for inflammatory diseases
A protein that undesirably shields a skin poxvirus
from the immune system may become the key ingredient in a new topical treatment for inflammatory diseases, say medical researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In a study appearing this month in the Journal of Virology, the sci...
Novel virus entry mechanism could lead to new drugs against poxviruses
...sruption of the virus outer envelope, allowing the poxvirus
to enter the cell. As well as discovering how th...ated that polyionic compounds can be used to treat poxvirus
infections, even days after infection has started. Disrupting the outer membrane with polyanionic co...
Virus has 'catastrophic' affect on red squirrels, research shows
... red squirrels. The research shows that squirrel poxvirus
is threatening to wipe out red squirrels in some o...all numbers of greys that may come in. Squirrel poxvirus
is passed to reds by grey squirrels, and probably arrived to Britain with some of the greys that wer...