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Immune protein fends off exotic virus

A study published online on February 1 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine shows that antiviral proteins called type I interferons (IFNs) are needed to fend off infection with an exotic mosquito-borne virus called Chikun ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Medical research
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Antibodies attack immune proteins

Two studies published online on February 1 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine reveal that patients with a rare autoimmune disease produce antibodies that attack microbe-fighting immune proteins called cytokines. These ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Medical research
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Gender-biased heart damage

A man's male hormones may ward off heart damage by helping vessels around the heart regenerate, suggest Australian researchers in a report posted January 13 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

dateJan 13, 2010 in Medical research
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Segregating out UbcH10's role in tumor formation

A ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme that regulates the cell cycle promotes chromosome missegregation and tumor formation, according to van Ree et al. in the January 11 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology.

dateJan 11, 2010 in Cancer
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New ways to pressure HIV

Two new studies showing that protein bits produced by unusual "reading" of the HIV genome can induce immune responses will appear online in the Journal of Experimental Medicine on Jan. 11.

dateJan 11, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Targeting cancerous vessels

By lowering the level of a neuronal protein, researchers halted the growth of blood vessels that tumors rely on for survival. The findings are reported online in the Journal of Experimental Medicine on Jan ...

dateJan 04, 2010 in Cancer
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