Archive: 3/12/2009

Papillomavirus silences innate immune response

In the 1980s, Harald zur Hausen and his co-workers discovered that specific types of human papillomavirus (HPV) cause cervical cancer. Scientists soon found out how these pathogens cause cells to degenerate. It is known today ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Medical research
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Blood Enzyme Could Help Realize Clean Coal

( -- An enzyme in our blood that enables our lungs to exhale carbon dioxide could be the key to isolating carbon dioxide emissions from coal plants in order to store them safely underground. A company called Carbozyme, ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Biochemistry weblog
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