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Pig immunology comes of age: killer T cell responses to influenza - University of Bristol


University of Bristol
Dr Elma Tchilian, head of the Mucosal Immunology group at Pirbright, said: "This study will equip us to track T cells during infection and understand how best to vaccinate animals and humans to achieve powerful protective immune responses. Our tools ...

Scientists Kick Off Synthetic Biology Project to Make Virus-Resistant Super Cells - Singularity Hub


Singularity Hub
Their agenda? Creating “superhero” human cells impervious to all viral attacks and possibly other killers—radiation, freezing, aging, or even cancer. The trick isn't super-soldier serum. Instead, the team is relying on tools from synthetic biology to ...

UMass encouraging Berkshires region: Send in ticks for tests - Berkshire Eagle


Berkshire Eagle
Send it to TickReport, a nonprofit program run by the Laboratory of Medical Zoology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, which tests for multiple tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme and the Powassan virus. You'll receive confidential results by ...

Influenza Virus Resource

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

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

The Influenza Sequence Database
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Database of virus information including nucleotide sequences.

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

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

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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.

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Provides a relatively easy to understand answer to this question.

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

Rabies Virus
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Photographs and information on this virus that can be transmitted in saliva.