Tag: "parvovirus" at biology news
Infectious disease study findings presented by University of Pittsburgh scientists
...indings include the following: Potentially deadly parvovirus
infection during pregnancy often has no symptoms Potentially deadly parvovirus
infection during pregnancy often has no symptoms, reports Hyagriv Simhan, M.D., assistant professor ...
A parvovirus may be linked to infertility in men say German scientists
German scientists have found evidence that a parvovirus
called adeno-associated virus (AAV) may play a role in male infertility according to research published in Human Reproduction.* today Friday 26 October). They studied the semen of 73 men who were participating in a fertility programme and 22 men with...
Novel antiviral drug concept targets number of human viruses
... Thus, members of the adenovirus, papovavirus, and parvovirus
families are among the possible targets -- as is HIV. At least one cdk inhibitor, a drug called flavopiridol, is currently in phase II clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute as an antitumor agent. Although these trials are inves...
Isle Royale Wolves Bounce Back
...e past two decades biologists have felt thatcanine parvovirus
or a perceived genetic weakness resulting from inbreeding wasplacing the wolves' survival in grave jeopardy. And when last winter's surveyturned up only 14 wolves in the park, those concerns increased. But what a difference a year makes! Park Superin...
Major Wolf Die-Off Recorded On Isle Royale
.... That leads biologists to wonder ifperhaps canine parvovirus
is again present in the population. "We plan tolive-capture some of the wolves this spring and take some blood samples to seeif that's the case," said Peterson. Major funding for the Isle Royale study is provided by the National ParkService, ...
Pharmaceuticals Manufactured In Insect Larvae
...patitis-C virus, Norwalk virus, rotavirus, porcine parvovirus
and African swine fever virus. BTI researchers do not directly study these diseases. Producing proteins through insects was seen as an alternative to raising proteins in cell culture, Hughes said. For a while, it appeared as if raising the protein...
Isle Royale Moose Continue Decline
...whether wolves would survive the ravages of canine parvovirus
on Isle Royale National Park, park officials and r... wolf decline coincided with the arrival of canine parvovirus
in the region. The dynamic relationship between moose, wolves, their environment, and available food...