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Macrophages that fix or break the heart - Science


Science
M1-like monocytes are a major immunological determinant of severity in previously healthy adults with life-threatening influenza. Suzanne L. Cole et. al.. Martinez,4 Lydia Drumright,2 Timothy J. Powell,1 Michael Bennett,5 Ruth Elderfield,6 Catherine ...

Creighton biology professor researches colony collapse disorder in honey bees - KETV Omaha


KETV Omaha
The Creighton University biology professor is using the bees for research. She's trying to discover a cause for colony collapse disorder, which is a virus that sickens individual bees and causes them leave the hive so they don't infect the others ...

HIV's reliance on a host molecule for protection could inspire new drugs - FierceBiotech


FierceBiotech
Most HIV drugs act on enzymes the virus needs throughout its life cycle, but none specifically target the capsid, a shell that protects the virus' genetic material and delivers it to cells. Scientists in Australia and the U.K. have found a potential ...

Influenza Virus Database (IVDB)

Beijing - China

Provides an integrated information resource and analysis platform for genetic, genomic, and phylogenetic studies of influenza virus.

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Influenza Virus
South Africa

Images of flu virus particles and evidence of internal helical components, the virus's RNA.

Influenza Virus Resource
United States

Provides data obtained from the NIAID Influenza Genome Sequencing Project as well as from GenBank, combined with tools for flu sequence analysis and annotation.

The Influenza Sequence Database
United States

Database of virus information including nucleotide sequences.

Influenza Sequence Database
United States

Sequence database and analysis tools to aid researchers studying influenza A, B, and C viruses.

Universal Virus Database: Prions
United States

Definition, species, and nomenclature.

Distemper and Influenza at Mill Hill
United Kingdom

Article by Rick Carver and John Skehel from the archives of the Mill Hill Essays 2000, about the group of viruses called paramyxoviruses.

Virus
United States

Comprehensive information from Wikipedia on these sub-microscopic infectious agents that are unable to grow or reproduce outside a host cell.

Virus Ultrastructure
South Africa

This page is designed primarily as an introductory manual for students of virology,but anyone who is interested is invited to take a brief "peep" at some of the inhabitants of the microbial Lilliput Land.

United States

Provides a relatively easy to understand answer to this question.

The Church of Virus
Canada

Virus is a collection of mutually-supporting ideas (a meme-complex) encompassing philosophy, science, technology, politics, and religion.