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Viral infection

viral infection

The successful invasion, establishment and growth of viruses in the tissues of the host.

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Re: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... exists, is toxoplasma gondii, which interestingly, can cause a cerebral infection which has been found to change sexual behavior in women - making ... this is because the virus wants to spread to a new host. 'A kind of 'viral personality' -a virus creating changes in a host's behavior to further ...

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by Maitreya
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
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Views: 2210

Bio Research Paper Writing

... and I are writing a research paper on the topic of "how do chronic viral infections contribute to immune senescence and how do they affect aging as a whole?" We ...

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by NathanielZhu
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio Research Paper Writing
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Re: Viruses VS Bacteria

... can talk about various ways bacteria and virus differ in their mode of infection in the human body. Some example would be viral infection are usually less serious for a specific disease where the fever is lower and ...

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by david23
Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Viruses VS Bacteria
Replies: 4
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Vaccine for HIV

... approaches that have been successful in the control of various viral diseases by priming the adaptive immunity to recognize the viral envelope ... classic vaccines: Classic vaccines mimic natural immunity against reinfection generally seen in individuals recovered from infection; there are ...

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Vaccine for HIV
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Re: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

An infective viral particle population without a coincident host or cell for replication is not per se ... establishing shnigles decades later. Folks have also referred to initial HIV infection of lymphocytes by such terms. I'm not aware of a term of art for an infective ...

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by JorgeLobo
Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
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