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Researchers track the HI virus

To treat diseases better, we must understand how they arise. Researchers in Germany, France and the UK have now succeeded in using high-resolution imaging to show how the HI virus spreads between living cells and which molecules it requires for…
LABNAUT
4th October 2019
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An Antiviral PACT

Researchers at the Institut Pasteur in Paris led by Frédéric Tangy and Anastassia Komarova have identified a molecular mechanism that coordinates the activity of the cellular RNA-silencing machinery with antiviral responses. Cells sense infection by RNA viruses through the RIG-I–like receptors (RLRs)…
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3rd October 2019
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Bacteria produce volatile hydrocarbons

Researchers from the CEA, the CNRS and the Institut de Biosciences et Biotechnologies at Aix-Marseille University have genetically modified the E.Coli bacterium so that it continuously produces volatile hydrocarbons through a photochemical reaction. These hydrocarbons are similar to those found…
LABNAUT
27th September 2019