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viral infection

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


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T cell exhaustion during persistent viral infections

Why does the immune system fail to clear some virus (and other infections) and allow a state of chronic infection to occur? I found out this ... viral-infections/

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by bioCassie
Tue Mar 03, 2015 5:20 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: T cell exhaustion during persistent viral infections
Replies: 1
Views: 477

Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... (PMOs). A combination of EBOV-specific PMOs targeting sequences of viral mRNAs for the viral proteins (VPs) VP24, VP35, and RNA polymerase L ... of viral gene expression and replication in the case of acute viral infections in animal models and are well tolerated in human clinical trials. ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
Replies: 2
Views: 12592

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
Replies: 3
Views: 18500

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 ... retrovirus vaccine raises safety issues. Most vaccines protect against infections that are infrequently encountered; HIV may be encountered daily ...

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:47 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Vaccine for HIV
Replies: 1
Views: 10238

Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

... infects completely different cell types or species), immune defense, viral inactivation due to other external sources and so on. Also, many human ... so specialized to infect humans that they cause mild and subclinical infections that normally go unnoticed - there is no real use for most viruses ...

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by biohazard
Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:02 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
Replies: 25
Views: 58016
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