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Researchers identify the source of 'noise' in HIV

New research identifies a molecular mechanism that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) appears to utilize for generating random fluctuations called "noise" in its gene expression. The study, published by Cell Press in ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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An atomic-level look at an HIV accomplice

(PhysOrg.com) -- Since the discovery in 2007 that a component of human semen called SEVI boosts infectivity of the virus that causes AIDS, researchers have been trying to learn more about SEVI and how it works, in hopes of ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Toxic molecule may help birds 'see' north and south

Researchers at the University of Illinois report that a toxic molecule known to damage cells and cause disease may also play a pivotal role in bird migration. The molecule, superoxide, is proposed as a key ...

dateJun 22, 2009 in Other
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Study reveals new data on circadian rhythms

Fluctuations in light intensity allow restoring the regularity of circadian rhythms. This is the main conclusion of the work carried out by Javier Buceta, group leader of The SiMBioSys Group (Theoretical and In Silico Modelling ...

dateMay 07, 2009 in Biotechnology
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