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Receptors virus

receptors, virus

specific molecular components of the cell capable of recognizing and interacting with a virus, and which, after binding it, are capable of generating some signal that initiates the chain of events leading to the biological response.


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Re: Re:

... around the longest, it does not come under attack from some ancient virus. It seems like there is a 'gap' in the evolution of viruses?! Obviously ... possible host cells in the world (because of the diversity in target receptors and such). Also, cells have many ways of destroying foreign DNA ...

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by rimblock
Mon Dec 14, 2009 11:15 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Viruses and Evolution
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Views: 7194

Re:

... around the longest, it does not come under attack from some ancient virus. It seems like there is a 'gap' in the evolution of viruses?! Obviously ... possible host cells in the world (because of the diversity in target receptors and such). Also, cells have many ways of destroying foreign DNA ...

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by biohazard
Mon Dec 14, 2009 11:04 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Viruses and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 7194

Viruses and Evolution

... our genetic code. Basically this means that there is a chance of some virus wiping out a big portion of the human race, but not all of us, since ... exclusively parasites, viruses target very specific structures (often receptors) on their target cell's surface that make them unable to infect ...

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by biohazard
Mon Dec 14, 2009 10:45 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Viruses and Evolution
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How does it know?

... the ER and golgi apparatus help move things around in vesicles as well. Receptors are responsible for receiving many things. If it cannot fit somewhere, ... example, will roam until it finds its compatible receptor. And as to viruses... I believe they are not alive, but they do reproduce and evolve... ...

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by plasmodesmata11
Thu Dec 10, 2009 4:07 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How does it know?
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Views: 7081

Re: HIV Exposure to air

... thereby not allowing them to produce gene product thus rendering the virus benign and furthermore allowing vaccination with doses of benign forms ... to the GP160 (GP120 + GP41) complex that would effectively avoid other receptors on other cells?

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by ENROCK
Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:07 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: HIV Exposure to air
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