NexBio Completes First-in-Man Clinical Trial With DAS181 (Fludase(R)) and Strengthens Clinical Leadership
...ss due to other respiratory viruses, including the parainfluenza
virus which may cause serious respiratory illness ...espiratory tract, thereby preventing influenza and parainfluenza
viruses from infecting the human body or from ampl...ctively inhibits numerous strains of influenza and parainfluenza
virus in cell culture and in animal models. Unlik...
Weill Cornell Medical College receives 2 $100,000 grants for innovative global health research
...piratory infections account for close to 20 percent of deaths in young children around the world. Pediatric respiratory viruses -- including the human parainfluenza
viruses that cause croup, bronchiolitis and pneumonia -- account for a major portion of these diseases. There are currently no vaccines or antiviral d...
McMaster test detects the most prevalent respiratory viruses
...ections, including influenza A, influenza A-H1, influenza A-H3, influenza B, Adenovirus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A and B, metapneumovirus, parainfluenza
1, 2, and 3, and rhinovirus.
The test is also CE ("Conformit Europenne") certified to detect and identify 20 viruses and viral subtypes in Europe,...
New Virus Held Responsible For Respiratory Infection In Children
...young children. The most important viral strain in this regard is the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Other important agents are influenza viruses, parainfluenza
viruses, adenoviruses, rhinoviruses, coronaviruses, and human metapneumovirus. However the causative organisms have been identified in only about 12 t...
Experimental SARS Vaccine
...om a study involving eight African green monkeys. Four of the monkeys were // immunized against the SARS virus using an intranasal vaccine made from a parainfluenza
vaccine originally developed for children. The vaccine was reengineered to express a major antigen of the coronavirus that causes SARS. The other four...
Parainfluenza in Medical Dictionary
viruses (HPIVs) are a group of four distinct serotypes of single-stranded RNA viruses belonging to the paramyxovirus family. Parainfluenza
information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognos...
... Human parainfluenza
viruses (HPIVs) are a group of four distinct sero...aramyxovirus family. Clinical features: Human parainfluenza
viruses (HPIVs) are second to respiratory ... Collins PL, Chanock RM, McIntosh K. parainfluenza
viruses . ... Attenuation of bovine ...
Parainfluenza in Biological News
Drug aimed at 2 bioterror agents blocks live viral infection, Weill Cornell team reports
...d a peptide (protein) related to a third pathogen, parainfluenza
virus, that appeared to block "pseudo" Hendra and ... studying these types of microorganisms, using the parainfluenza
virus as his model.
"We were able to develop t...that we describe in this paper because our work on parainfluenza
had already helped us understand how these viruses...
Scientists identify molecular structure of key viral protein
...ed the molecular structure of a viral protein, the parainfluenza
virus 5 fusion (F) protein. The parainfluenza
virus 5 is part of a family of viruses (paramyxovi...virus attacks and enters a cell and one after. The parainfluenza
virus 5 fusion protein is one of these. It is the ...
Quantum dots provide a faster, more sensitive method for detecting respiratory viral infections
...l be to develop a quantum dot cocktail capable of simultaneously detecting the presence of at least five major respiratory viruses: influenza A and B, parainfluenza
and metapneumovirus, in addition to RSV. This should be fairly straightforward, Wright says. In the current paper, Wright and Crowe demonstrate that t...
Parainfluenza in Biological Technology
NexBio Completes Clinical Advisory Board for the Advanced Development of DAS181 (Fludase(R)*), a First-In-Class Medicine for Influenza
...al articles on infectious disease,
influenza vaccines and pathogenesis, and parainfluenza
in pediatric patients.
Dr. Edwards is a current National Institute of Aller...ct, thereby preventing
influenza, including potential pandemic strains, and parainfluenza
(which may cause serious respiratory illness similar to influenza a...
NexBio to Present at 2009 Biotech Showcase
...ess due to multiple respiratory viruses, including parainfluenza
virus, which may cause a serious respiratory illne...espiratory tract, thereby preventing influenza and parainfluenza
viruses both from infecting the human body and fro...ctively inhibits numerous strains of influenza and parainfluenza
virus nonclinical models. Unlike current antivira...
Medical College team creates website for tracking flu
...In its existing form, the website focuses on influenza virus information, but other pathogens that cause respiratory tract infections, such as RSV and parainfluenza
virus, will be added in the near future.
The website is an example of multidisciplinary research now favored by federal granting agencies. Earlier...
Parainfluenza in Biological Products