Tag: "mousepox" at biology news
...onal University, both in Canberra, inserted into a mousepox
virus a gene that creates large amounts of interle... eggs, which would make the animals infertile. The mousepox
virus was merely a vehicle for transporting the egg proteins into mice to trigger an antibody respon...
Researchers warn biotech advances could be misused by terrorists
...researchers inadvertently created a lethal form of mousepox
by adding a single gene to the virus, and this year scientists in the United States were able to create polio virus from scratch by assembling pieces of DNA. The Hopkins researchers suggest these technologies could make harmless unregulated organisms...
US develops lethal new viruses
... the team that accidentally discovered how to make mousepox
more deadly (New Scientist, 13 January 2001, p 4). But the modified mousepox
his team created was not as deadly as Buller's. Since then, Ramshaw told New Scientist, his team ha...
Susceptibility of mice to mousepox offers promise of smallpox protection
...sm that causes some mice to be more susceptible to mousepox
than others. The discovery could pave the way to b...fied proteins that determine which mice succumb to mousepox
and which do not. The new insights into the immune response of mice to the mousepox
virus could enab...