viral replication
Researchers Develop a Drug Against the Common Cold
Researchers Develop a Drug Against the Common Cold
Catherine Offord | May 15, 2018
In an in vitro study, the compound completely blocked the replication of rhinoviruses.
Maternal Response to Zika Damages Mouse Fetuses
Maternal Response to Zika Damages Mouse Fetuses
Catherine Offord | Jan 5, 2018
Signaling pathways triggered by the mother’s immune system may cause complications during fetal development.
Ebola RNA Found Hiding in Health-Care Worker’s Lungs
Ebola RNA Found Hiding in Health-Care Worker’s Lungs
Bob Grant | Jan 5, 2017
A case study reports evidence of viral replication lingering in the respiratory tract of an infected person, even after the person’s blood was Ebola free.
CRISPR Combats Herpes
CRISPR Combats Herpes
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 5, 2016
Scientists use the gene editing technology to target active and latent virus in mammalian cell cultures.
Compatible Company
Compatible Company
Amber Dance | Sep 1, 2015
A guide to culturing cells with viruses in mind
Hidden Menace
Hidden Menace
John Frater, Genevieve Martin, Matthew Pace | May 1, 2015
Curing HIV means finding and eradicating viruses still lurking in the shadows.
Hide and Seek
Hide and Seek
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2015
Oxford researcher John Frater explains the strategy of targeting viral reservoirs to beat HIV.
Where Rhinovirus Replicates Best
Where Rhinovirus Replicates Best
Tracy Vence | Jan 6, 2015
A mouse study shows that the common cold-causing virus replicates better in the cooler nasal cavity than in the warmer lung.
Nipah Protein Structure Revealed
Nipah Protein Structure Revealed
Jef Akst | Nov 18, 2013
The structure of a key protein of the deadly virus could serve as a stepping stone to antiviral therapy.