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Researchers publish new guide for viral tracers in neural circuit mapping

UCI researchers publish new guide for viral tracers in neural circuit mapping

Researchers publish new guide for viral tracers in neural circuit mapping Researchers publish new guide for viral tracers in neural circuit mapping Xu et al. review and evaluate genetically modified viruses developed for neural circuit mapping, including herpesvirus, rabies virus, adenoviruses, lentiviruses, and adeno-associated viruses. Credit: UCI School of Medicine …

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    Gut bacteria protect against mosquito-borne viral illness

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    Gut bacteria protect against mosquito-borne viral illness Gut bacteria protect against mosquito-borne viral illness Credit: CC0 Public Domain Chikungunya virus, once confined to the Eastern Hemisphere, has infected millions of people in the Americas since 2013, when mosquitoes carrying the virus were discovered in the Caribbean. About half of all …

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      Compounds halt SARS-CoV-2 replication by targeting key viral enzyme

      Compounds halt SARS-CoV-2 replication by targeting key viral enzyme

      Compounds halt SARS-CoV-2 replication by targeting key viral enzyme Compounds halt SARS-CoV-2 replication by targeting key viral enzyme Three configurations of active sites where inhibitor GC-376 binds with the COVID-19 virus’s main protease (drug target Mpro), as depicted by 3D computer modeling. Credit: Image generated by Yu Chen, University of …

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        Scientists discover new targets for preventing damage from viral infections

        University of Toledo scientists discover new targets for preventing damage from viral infections

        Scientists discover new targets for preventing damage from viral infections Scientists discover new targets for preventing damage from viral infections Dr. Malathi Krishnamurthy, associate professor in The University of Toledo Department of Biological Sciences. Credit: Daniel Miller, The University of Toledo When the body faces stressful conditions such as high …

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          Comparing COVID-19 with H1N1 and other viral outbreaks

          Comparing COVID-19 with H1N1 and other viral outbreaks 1

          Richard Wenzel, center, Francis Macrina and Michael Donnenberg at a 2018 lecture featuring virologist and VCU alumnus Jeffery Taubenberger. Credit: Kevin Morley, University Relations Viral outbreaks are a natural part of life, said Richard P. Wenzel, M.D., chair emeritus and professor of the Department of Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth …

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