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Viruses

(noun) Plural form of virus.

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Detect influenza in saliva

... this mini-epidemic was ? Is it possible, to use saliva from people who still suffer under the influenza and grow cultures in a laboratory? Are the viruses or bacterias even present in the saliva and numerous enough to detect them? How dangerous would it be, to grow such cultures, in terms of reinfection ...

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by Backes
Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:38 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Detect influenza in saliva
Replies: 14
Views: 3953

Re: Comprehensive List of long noncoding RNA(lncRNA) databases

This new database could be useful to many researchers interested in lncRNAs involved in respiratory infections caused by influenza and SARS-CoV viruses: (1) MONOCLdb , the MOuse NOnCode Lung database, a database for mouse long non-coding RNAs (lncRNA) involved in Influenza and SARS-CoV infections. ...

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by monocldb
Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:22 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Comprehensive List of long noncoding RNA(lncRNA) databases
Replies: 0
Views: 2536

Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... is all I am gathering. I am not going to feign a vast knowledge regarding the immune system, but it could have been due to exposure to certain viruses as a child or just a matter of luck in not contracting the illnesses. But a strong immune system should be part of evolution, as healthier individuals ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:31 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 23
Views: 31067

A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... a set of genes required for ethanol synthesis directly into a host? In terms of natural immunity, the mechanism is the same one that prevents most viruses from causing disease in unrelated organisms - differences in cell membranes and/or cellular metabolism.

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by Cat
Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:49 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
Replies: 4
Views: 4453

Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

About five years ago, biologists were surprised by the first discovery of an extremely large virus. Viruses are generally stripped down, efficient predators, only carrying as much DNA or RNA necessary to hijack their host and make extra copies of themselves. The newly discovered ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 10395
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