Tag: "defeating" at biology news
Long-Term Study Looks At HIV Positive Men With Few Signs Of Disease Progression,
10-18 Years After Seroconversion
...r factors that might contribute to theirsuccess in defeating
the HIV virus. They conducted genetic tests for protectivemutations in two chemokine receptors and found that these are present only in aminority of the LTNP men. With bDNA viral load assays, they charted a widevariation in the levels of virus in t...
Protecting the rice bowl: Chromosomal mapping of the rice blast fungus
...an M. grisea chromosome - animportant step towards defeating
the depredations of this fungus and the firstsuch map of any rice pathogen chromosome. To create the map, Zhu and colleagues combined two commonly used techniques,hybridization and fingerprinting, to precisely order hundreds of clones spanningM. gri...
Forest preservation work turns to Carolina hemlock
...ues gained in exotic places, will involve not only defeating
its insect parasites, but also preserving and strengthening its genetic heritage for the benefit of all. "Thus," says Romero, "our great-grandchildren, and their progeny in turn, can admire with their peers around the globe both the physical and prac...
Aeras partners with Crucell to develop TB vaccine
...d every second. A new vaccine is the best hope for defeating
this terrible disease," said Dr. Jerald Sadoff, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation. "We chose Crucell to develop a candidate TB vaccine because the company's vector technology is among the best in the world....