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Evasion of cGAS and TRIM5 defines pandemic HIV

Cells and reagents HEK293T and U87 cells were maintained in DMEM medium (Gibco) supplemented with 10% fetal bovine serum (FBS, Labtech) and 100 U ml−1 penicillin plus 100 μg ml−1 streptomycin (Pen/Strep; Gibco). THP-1-IFIT1 cells that had been modified to express Gaussia luciferase under the control of the IFIT1 promoter were described previously62. THP-1…

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A desirable transgenic strategy using GGTA1 endogenous promoter-mediated knock-in for xenotransplantation model

Lai, L. et al. Production of alpha-1,3-galactosyltransferase knockout pigs by nuclear transfer cloning. Science 295, 1089–1092. doi.org/10.1126/science.1068228 (2002). ADS  CAS  Article  PubMed  Google Scholar  Kuwaki, K. et al. Heart transplantation in baboons using alpha1,3-galactosyltransferase gene-knockout pigs as donors: initial experience. Nat. Med. 11, 29–31. doi.org/10.1038/nm1171 (2005). CAS  Article  PubMed  Google…

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RNA interference triggers that target SARS-CoV-2 genome

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines have played a critical role in reducing transmission of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) transmission. However, with emerging reports of waning vaccine efficacy, there remains an urgent need to develop prophylactic measures against COVID-19. In a recent study published on the bioRxiv*…

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Virology: Module 2 Flashcards | Quizlet

Virology: Module 2 Flashcards | Quizlet   attachment/entry, translation of viral mRNA into viral proteins, replication, assembly, release of viruses from cell steps of infection for viruses? a cell possesses the functional receptor for a virus – virus can bind, possibly enter, but replication isn’t guaranteed a cell does not…

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Cell Strain-Derived Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as an Isogenic Approach To Investigate Age-Related Host Response to Flaviviral Infection

INTRODUCTION Dengue is the most common mosquito-borne viral disease globally (1). This acute disease, which can be life-threatening, is caused by four different dengue viruses (DENVs) (DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3, and DENV-4). An estimated 390 million people are infected with these DENVs annually (2), and populations throughout the tropics face frequent…

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Phospholipase A2 inhibitor and LY6/PLAUR domain-containing protein PINLYP regulates type I interferon innate immunity

Significance Interferon (IFN)-mediated antiviral responses serve as the first line of the host innate immune defense against viral infection. Here we identify a previously uncharacterized protein designated phospholipase A2 inhibitor and LY6/PLAUR domain-containing protein (PINLYP), which is essential for embryonic development and plays an important role in type I IFN…

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Kenya Targets Easing Sickle Cell Disease Pain Through Quality and Affordable Care

Health experts in Kenya aim to reduce the number of children born with sickle cell disease — an inherited blood disorder — by more than 12 times through public education and awareness, as the country premiered a guideline for controlling and managing the disease. The guideline titled Sickle Cell Disease…

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