The Dengue Virus Unplugged
...ts top priority is to copy its genetic code so that it can make more virus. flaviviruses
are so efficient at this task that they can churn out tens of thousands of ...mportant flaviviruses. "These insights suggest possible mechanisms by which flaviviruses
may regulate some distinct replication steps, and might ultimately provide ...
Scientists show that tick-borne flaviviruses use a novel mechanism to evade host defenses
Researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, have made the surprising discovery that flaviviruses, which cause such serious diseases as West Nile fever, yellow fever and forms of encephalitis, evade immune system defe...
UQ research targets West Nile virus and dengue fever
... of the virus family to which these diseases belong.
The team found all flaviviruses
produced a small molecule which, among other functions, controlled the host..., that we are fighting," Dr Khromykh said.
"As sfRNA is produced by all flaviviruses
we tested so far, targeting it with an antiviral therapy may be effective f...
Tick-borne encephalitis virus reveals its access code
... Fritz et al. have identified an amino acid switch that flaviviruses
flip to gain access to cells.
such as tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV), yellow fever, and dengue are ...
Inverness Medical Innovations Agrees to Acquire Panbio Ltd.
...iagnostics company headquartered in Brisbane,
Australia, develops, manufactures and markets diagnostic tests, including
tests used in the diagnosis of flaviviruses
and other arthropod-borne
viruses, to a worldwide customer base. In particular, Panbio's position in
the dengue fever diagnostic market will help Inve...