News tagged with virus genome

'Tamed' virus wipes out cancer cells safely

( -- Scientists at Oxford University have tamed a virus so that it attacks and destroys cancer cells but does not harm healthy cells. The research funded by Cancer Research UK is published in the journal PLoS ...

dateMay 22, 2009 in Medical research
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Catching the common cold virus genome

A new study by Brigham Young University researchers on the virus behind nearly half of all cold infections explains how and where evolution occurs in the rhinovirus genome and what this means for possible vaccines.

dateMar 16, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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