A serotype of the species California encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, CALIFORNIA), in the genus ORTHOBUNYAVIRUS, causing human MENINGOENCEPHALITIS. This is the agent most responsible for California encephalitis (ENCEPHALITIS, CALIFORNIA), the most prevalent mosquito-borne disease recognized in the United States.
A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) frequently found in tropical and subtropical regions. YELLOW FEVER and DENGUE are two of the diseases that can be transmitted by species of this genus.
A viral infection of the brain caused by serotypes of California encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, CALIFORNIA) transmitted to humans by the mosquito AEDES triseriatus. The majority of cases are caused by the LA CROSSE VIRUS. This condition is endemic to the midwestern United States and primarily affects children between 5-10 years of age. Clinical manifestations include FEVER; VOMITING; HEADACHE; and abdominal pain followed by SEIZURES, altered mentation, and focal neurologic deficits. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, p13)
A genus of mosquitoes in the family CULICIDAE. A large number of the species are found in the neotropical part of the Americas.
An autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by the onset in infancy of an exaggerated startle response, followed by paralysis, dementia, and blindness. It is caused by mutation in the alpha subunit of the HEXOSAMINIDASE A resulting in lipid-laden ganglion cells. It is also known as the B variant (with increased HEXOSAMINIDASE B but absence of hexosaminidase A) and is strongly associated with Ashkenazic Jewish ancestry.
Directed modification of the gene complement of a living organism by such techniques as altering the DNA, substituting genetic material by means of a virus, transplanting whole nuclei, transplanting cell hybrids, etc.
A broad category of enzymes that are involved in the process of GENETIC RECOMBINATION.
The naturally occurring transmission of genetic information between organisms, related or unrelated, circumventing parent-to-offspring transmission. Horizontal gene transfer may occur via a variety of naturally occurring processes such as GENETIC CONJUGATION; GENETIC TRANSDUCTION; and TRANSFECTION. It may result in a change of the recipient organism's genetic composition (TRANSFORMATION, GENETIC).
Recombinases that insert exogenous DNA into the host genome. Examples include proteins encoded by the POL GENE of RETROVIRIDAE and also by temperate BACTERIOPHAGES, the best known being BACTERIOPHAGE LAMBDA.
Enzymes that catalyze the incorporation of deoxyribonucleotides into a chain of DNA. EC 2.7.7.-.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
Production of new arrangements of DNA by various mechanisms such as assortment and segregation, CROSSING OVER; GENE CONVERSION; GENETIC TRANSFORMATION; GENETIC CONJUGATION; GENETIC TRANSDUCTION; or mixed infection of viruses.
A genus of PLANT VIRUSES, in the family CAULIMOVIRIDAE, that are transmitted by APHIDS in a semipersistent manner. Aphid-borne transmission of some caulimoviruses requires certain virus-coded proteins termed transmission factors.
The collective designation of three organizations with common membership: the European Economic Community (Common Market), the European Coal and Steel Community, and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). It was known as the European Community until 1994. It is primarily an economic union with the principal objectives of free movement of goods, capital, and labor. Professional services, social, medical and paramedical, are subsumed under labor. The constituent countries are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. (The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997, p842)
Activities involved in ensuring the safety of FOOD including avoidance of bacterial and other contamination.
Viruses which produce a mottled appearance of the leaves of plants.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
PLANTS, or their progeny, whose GENOME has been altered by GENETIC ENGINEERING.
Finely divided solid matter with particle sizes smaller than a micrometeorite, thus with diameters much smaller than a millimeter, moving in interplanetary space. (NASA Thesaurus, 1994)
Any solid objects moving in interplanetary space that are smaller than a planet or asteroid but larger than a molecule. Meteorites are any meteoroid that has fallen to a planetary surface. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Large bodies consisting of self-luminous gas held together by their own gravity. (From McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The group of celestial bodies, including the EARTH, orbiting around and gravitationally bound by the sun. It includes eight planets, one minor planet, and 34 natural satellites, more than 1,000 observed comets, and thousands of lesser bodies known as MINOR PLANETS (asteroids) and METEOROIDS. (From Academic American Encyclopedia, 1983)
Devices, manned and unmanned, which are designed to be placed into an orbit about the Earth or into a trajectory to another celestial body. (NASA Thesaurus, 1988)
An enzyme that catalyzes reversible reactions of a nucleoside triphosphate, e.g., ATP, with a nucleoside monophosphate, e.g., UMP, to form ADP and UDP. Many nucleoside monophosphates can act as acceptor while many ribo- and deoxyribonucleoside triphosphates can act as donor. EC
The transmission and reproduction of transient images of fixed or moving objects. An electronic system of transmitting such images together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound. (From Webster, 3rd ed)
The use of a heavy ion particle beam for radiotherapy, such as the HEAVY IONS of CARBON.
The use of an external beam of PROTONS as radiotherapy.
Techniques and strategies which include the use of coding sequences and other conventional or radical means to transform or modify cells for the purpose of treating or reversing disease conditions.
DNA molecules capable of autonomous replication within a host cell and into which other DNA sequences can be inserted and thus amplified. Many are derived from PLASMIDS; BACTERIOPHAGES; or VIRUSES. They are used for transporting foreign genes into recipient cells. Genetic vectors possess a functional replicator site and contain GENETIC MARKERS to facilitate their selective recognition.
A genus of the family PARVOVIRIDAE, subfamily PARVOVIRINAE, which are dependent on a coinfection with helper adenoviruses or herpesviruses for their efficient replication. The type species is Adeno-associated virus 2.
The transfer of bacterial DNA by phages from an infected bacterium to another bacterium. This also refers to the transfer of genes into eukaryotic cells by viruses. This naturally occurring process is routinely employed as a GENE TRANSFER TECHNIQUE.
The introduction of functional (usually cloned) GENES into cells. A variety of techniques and naturally occurring processes are used for the gene transfer such as cell hybridization, LIPOSOMES or microcell-mediated gene transfer, ELECTROPORATION, chromosome-mediated gene transfer, TRANSFECTION, and GENETIC TRANSDUCTION. Gene transfer may result in genetically transformed cells and individual organisms.
Agents used in the prophylaxis or therapy of VIRUS DISEASES. Some of the ways they may act include preventing viral replication by inhibiting viral DNA polymerase; binding to specific cell-surface receptors and inhibiting viral penetration or uncoating; inhibiting viral protein synthesis; or blocking late stages of virus assembly.
The type species of the genus INFLUENZAVIRUS A that causes influenza and other diseases in humans and animals. Antigenic variation occurs frequently between strains, allowing classification into subtypes and variants. Transmission is usually by aerosol (human and most non-aquatic hosts) or waterborne (ducks). Infected birds shed the virus in their saliva, nasal secretions, and feces.
An acute viral infection in humans involving the respiratory tract. It is marked by inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA; the PHARYNX; and conjunctiva, and by headache and severe, often generalized, myalgia.
Suspensions of killed or attenuated microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa), antigenic proteins, synthetic constructs, or other bio-molecular derivatives, administered for the prevention, amelioration, or treatment of infectious and other diseases.
Virus diseases caused by the ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE.
A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS with the surface proteins hemagglutinin 1 and neuraminidase 1. The H1N1 subtype was responsible for the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918.
A family of RNA viruses causing INFLUENZA and other diseases. There are five recognized genera: INFLUENZAVIRUS A; INFLUENZAVIRUS B; INFLUENZAVIRUS C; ISAVIRUS; and THOGOTOVIRUS.
Fever in which the etiology cannot be ascertained.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
Detection of a MUTATION; GENOTYPE; KARYOTYPE; or specific ALLELES associated with genetic traits, heritable diseases, or predisposition to a disease, or that may lead to the disease in descendants. It includes prenatal genetic testing.
A rare form of DEMENTIA that is sometimes familial. Clinical features include APHASIA; APRAXIA; CONFUSION; ANOMIA; memory loss; and personality deterioration. This pattern is consistent with the pathologic findings of circumscribed atrophy of the poles of the FRONTAL LOBE and TEMPORAL LOBE. Neuronal loss is maximal in the HIPPOCAMPUS, entorhinal cortex, and AMYGDALA. Some ballooned cortical neurons contain argentophylic (Pick) bodies. (From Brain Pathol 1998 Apr;8(2):339-54; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1057-9)
Situations or conditions requiring immediate intervention to avoid serious adverse results.
The determination of the pattern of genes expressed at the level of GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION, under specific circumstances or in a specific cell.
Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Proteins produced by organs of the mother or the PLACENTA during PREGNANCY. These proteins may be pregnancy-specific (present only during pregnancy) or pregnancy-associated (present during pregnancy or under other conditions such as hormone therapy or certain malignancies.)
The beginning third of a human PREGNANCY, from the first day of the last normal menstrual period (MENSTRUATION) through the completion of 14 weeks (98 days) of gestation.
Conditions or pathological processes associated with pregnancy. They can occur during or after pregnancy, and range from minor discomforts to serious diseases that require medical interventions. They include diseases in pregnant females, and pregnancies in females with diseases.
Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
The last third of a human PREGNANCY, from the beginning of the 29th through the 42nd completed week (197 to 294 days) of gestation.
The process of bearing developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero in non-human mammals, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.

Four dimers of lambda repressor bound to two suitably spaced pairs of lambda operators form octamers and DNA loops over large distances. (1/11892)

Transcription factors that are bound specifically to DNA often interact with each other over thousands of base pairs [1] [2]. Large DNA loops resulting from such interactions have been observed in Escherichia coli with the transcription factors deoR [3] and NtrC [4], but such interactions are not, as yet, well understood. We propose that unique protein complexes, that are not present in solution, may form specifically on DNA. Their uniqueness would make it possible for them to interact tightly and specifically with each other. We used the repressor and operators of coliphage lambda to construct a model system in which to test our proposition. lambda repressor is a dimer at physiological concentrations, but forms tetramers and octamers at a hundredfold higher concentration. We predict that two lambda repressor dimers form a tetramer in vitro when bound to two lambda operators spaced 24 bp apart and that two such tetramers interact to form an octamer. We examined, in vitro, relaxed circular plasmid DNA in which such operator pairs were separated by 2,850 bp and 2,470 bp. Of these molecules, 29% formed loops as seen by electron microscopy (EM). The loop increased the tightness of binding of lambda repressor to lambda operator. Consequently, repression of the lambda PR promoter in vivo was increased fourfold by the presence of a second pair of lambda operators, separated by a distance of 3,600 bp.  (+info)

A cytomegalovirus glycoprotein re-routes MHC class I complexes to lysosomes for degradation. (2/11892)

Mouse cytomegalovirus (MCMV) early gene expression interferes with the major histocompatibility complex class I (MHC class I) pathway of antigen presentation. Here we identify a 48 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein encoded by the MCMV early gene m06, which tightly binds to properly folded beta2-microglobulin (beta2m)-associated MHC class I molecules in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER). This association is mediated by the lumenal/transmembrane part of the protein. gp48-MHC class I complexes are transported out of the ER, pass the Golgi, but instead of being expressed on the cell surface, they are redirected to the endocytic route and rapidly degraded in a Lamp-1(+) compartment. As a result, m06-expressing cells are impaired in presenting antigenic peptides to CD8(+) T cells. The cytoplasmic tail of gp48 contains two di-leucine motifs. Mutation of the membrane-proximal di-leucine motif of gp48 restored surface expression of MHC class I, while mutation of the distal one had no effect. The results establish a novel viral mechanism for downregulation of MHC class I molecules by directly binding surface-destined MHC complexes and exploiting the cellular di-leucine sorting machinery for lysosomal degradation.  (+info)

Novel endotheliotropic herpesviruses fatal for Asian and African elephants. (3/11892)

A highly fatal hemorrhagic disease has been identified in 10 young Asian and African elephants at North American zoos. In the affected animals there was ultrastructural evidence for herpesvirus-like particles in endothelial cells of the heart, liver, and tongue. Consensus primer polymerase chain reaction combined with sequencing yielded molecular evidence that confirmed the presence of two novel but related herpesviruses associated with the disease, one in Asian elephants and another in African elephants. Otherwise healthy African elephants with external herpetic lesions yielded herpesvirus sequences identical to that found in Asian elephants with endothelial disease. This finding suggests that the Asian elephant deaths were caused by cross-species infection with a herpesvirus that is naturally latent in, but normally not lethal to, African elephants. A reciprocal relationship may exist for the African elephant disease.  (+info)

The haplotype distribution of two genes of citrus tristeza virus is altered after host change or aphid transmission. (4/11892)

Genetic variability of citrus tristeza virus (CTV) was studied using the haplotypes detected by single-strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP) analysis of genes p18 and p20 in six virus populations of two origins. The Spanish group included a CTV isolate and subisolates obtained by graft-transmission to different host species. The other included two subisolates aphid-transmitted from a single Japanese isolate. The homozygosity observed for gene p20 was always significantly higher than that expected under neutral evolution, whereas only three populations showed high homozygosity for p18, suggesting stronger host constraints for p20 than for p18. Sequential transmissions of a Spanish isolate to new host species increased the difference between its population and that of the successive subisolates for gene p18, as estimated by the F statistic. Analysis of molecular variance indicated that variation between both groups of populations was not statistically significant, whereas variations between populations of the same group or within populations were significant for both genes studied. Our data indicate that selection affects the haplotype distribution and that adaptation to a new host can be as important or more as the geographical origin. Variation of the CTV populations after host change or aphid transmission may explain in part the wide biological variability observed among CTV isolates.  (+info)

Bacteriophage SPO1 development: defects in a gene 31 mutant. (5/11892)

SPO1 temperature-sensitive mutant ts14-1, located in cistron 31, has a DD (DNA synthesis-delayed) phenotype at 37 degrees C and produces progeny in a stretched program. At 44 degrees C it behaves as a DO (DNA synthesis-defective) mutant and shuts off the viral RNA synthesis about 10 min after infection. The thermal sensitivity of this mutant is due to the inactivity of gp-31 (the product of gene 31) at 44 degrees C. However, gp-31 is synthesized at that temperature and partly recovers its activity at 37 degrees C. Only 5 min at the permissive temperature is enough to trigger the continuation of the phage program and to produce progeny. The partial defect at 37 degrees C and the expansion of the middle program together with the pleiotropic defects at the nonpermissive temperature could be suitable for the study of the controls involved in bacteriophage development.  (+info)

Evidence that the neck appendages are adsorption organelles in Bacillus subtilis bacteriophage phi29. (6/11892)

A mutant of Bacillus subtilis unable to adsorb phage phi29 efficiently has been isolated. This mutant can be infected by host range mutants of the phage. Since the host range mutations map in cistron 12, which codes for neck appendage protein, this would tend to confirm that these organelles are involved in viral adsorption.  (+info)

Control of corynebacteriophage reproduction by heteroimmune repression. (7/11892)

Corynebacteriophages beta and gamma are closely related but heteroimmune; hence, gamma reproduces in C7(beta). A series of gamma mutants, designated gamma-bin (beta-inhibited), has been isolated. They reproduce in only 2 to 14% of infected C7(beta) cells, and, as a result, plaque with an efficiency of 10(-4) to 10(-5) on this strain. The proportion of C7(beta) cells in which gamma-bin phage can replicate is increased to 30 to 80% when immunity is lifted by UV induction of C7(beta) or by heat induction of C7(beta-tsr3). The gamma-bin mutants carry out a normal vegetative or lysogenic cycle in strain C7 and thus do not appear to be defective in any essential phage function. Infection of C7(beta) by gamma-bin results in cell killing whether the infection is productive or nonproductive. The data support the hypothesis that inhibition of gamma-bin is due to the direct or indirect action of a beta prophage gene. The simplest hypothesis is that gamma-bin phages have sustained mutations in an operator site and that beta repressor now combines with the mutated operator to inhibit normal replication in a significant proportion of infected cells.  (+info)

Correlated genetic and EcoRI cleavage map of Bacillus subtilis bacteriophage phi105 DNA. (8/11892)

The seven previously identified EcoRI cleavage fragments of phi 105 DNA were ordered with respect to their sites of origin on the phage genome by marker rescue. One fragment, H, did not carry any determinants essential for replication. This fragment was totally missing in a deletion mutant which exhibited a lysogenization-defective phenotype. There is a nonessential region on the phi 105 genome which begins in fragment B, spans fragment H, and ends in fragment F. The size of the nonessential region, as estimated by alterations observed in the fragmentation patterns of deletion mutant DNAs, is approximately 2.7 X 10(6) daltons. Two new EcoRI cleavage fragments with molecular weights of approximately 0.2 X 10(6) were detected by autoradiography of 32P-labeled DNA. These small fragments were not located on the cleavage map.  (+info)

SARC021C is a nonrandomized, open-label, multicenter, continuation study designed to provide access to TH-302 for patients currently receiving and benefiting
To verify the assignment of performance of a distinct viral gene, it is actually probably needed to restore the mutation back to the wild form sequence and deter mine irrespective of whether the phenotype in the rescuant viruses is similar to that of the parental virus. Having said that, the rescue procedures could potentially introduce adventitious muta tions that arise elsewhere in the genome. Meanwhile, it truly is doable the deletion of the target ORF could possibly impact the expression of other viral genes, like individuals in close by regions, since the deleted area may well func tion as a regulatory component vital for that expression of those genes, additionally to encoding the target ORF. Substantial research are necessary to demonstrate that the dele tion does not affect every other gene expression in the viral genome.. Alternatively, a viral mutant that contains a sub tle mutation, such as stage mutations, to inactivate the ORF could be info generated. Examination with the phenotype ...
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Ichnovirus is a genus of viruses, in the family Polydnaviridae. Parasitoid wasps serve as hosts, but these wasps are themselves parasites of lepidoptera. There are currently 21 species in this genus including the type species Campoletis sonorensis ichnovirus. Group: dsDNA Order: Unassigned Family: Polydnaviridae Genus: Ichnovirus Campoletis aprilis ichnovirus Campoletis flavicincta ichnovirus Campoletis sonorensis ichnovirus Casinaria arjuna ichnovirus Casinaria forcipata ichnovirus Casinaria infesta ichnovirus Diadegma acronyctae ichnovirus Diadegma interruptum ichnovirus Diadegma terebrans ichnovirus Enytus montanus ichnovirus Eriborus terebrans ichnovirus Glypta fumiferanae ichnovirus Hyposoter annulipes ichnovirus Hyposoter exiguae ichnovirus Hyposoter fugitivus ichnovirus Hyposoter lymantriae ichnovirus Hyposoter pilosulus ichnovirus Hyposoter rivalis ichnovirus Olesicampe benefactor ichnovirus Olesicampe geniculatae ichnovirus Synetaeris tenuifemur ichnovirus Viruses in Ichnovirus are ...
Endogenous mouse mammary tumor virus DNA is distributed among multiple mouse chromosomes. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 1979 ...
Experimentally introduced defective endogenous proviruses are highly expressed in chickens.: We have previously described the experimental introduction of recom
VIRUS GENES publishesstudies on analysis of virus genes, gene products and functions, regulation of virus gene function, cell biology of virus infectionfunctional studies of genes and gene families, encoded by eukaryotic, ...
VIRUS GENES publishesstudies on analysis of virus genes, gene products and functions, regulation of virus gene function, cell biology of virus infectionfunctional studies of genes and gene families, encoded by eukaryotic, ...
Researchers have discovered a hidden viral gene lurking in many commercial GMO crops, raising possible concerns about its impact on human health.
During the lytic cycle, proviruses are created by integrating viral genetic information within the host cells genetic information. is this true or false? ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Function of herpes simplex virus gene products. AU - Nishiyama, Y.. AU - Murata, Takayuki. AU - Yamauchi, Y.. PY - 2001/1/1. Y1 - 2001/1/1. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0035380417&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0035380417&partnerID=8YFLogxK. U2 - 10.2222/jsv.51.29. DO - 10.2222/jsv.51.29. M3 - Review article. C2 - 11565262. AN - SCOPUS:0035380417. VL - 51. SP - 29. EP - 36. JO - Uirusu. Journal of virology. JF - Uirusu. Journal of virology. SN - 0042-6857. IS - 1. ER - ...
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How is Diadegma Terebrans Ichnovirus (virology) abbreviated? DtIV stands for Diadegma Terebrans Ichnovirus (virology). DtIV is defined as Diadegma Terebrans Ichnovirus (virology) somewhat frequently.
We have determined the DNA sequence of the long repeat region (RL) in the genome of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) strain 17, as 9215 bp of composition 71.6% G + C. In addition, the sequences of parts of the long unique region (UL) adjacent to the terminal (TRL) and internal (IRL) copies of RL …
Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) in clinical material cannot replicate efficiently in vitro until it has adapted by mutation. Consequently, wild-type HCMV differ fundamentally from the passaged strains used for research. To generate a genetically intact source of HCMV, we cloned strain Merlin into a sel …
Acts as a functional chemokine, inducing calcium mobilization, chemotaxis, and degranulation of neutrophils. Contributes to the induction of neutrophil chemotaxis by interacting with host CXCR1 and CXCR2 receptors.
Zalckvar, E., C. Paulus, D. Tillo, A. Asbach-Nitzsche, Y. Lubling, iv, C. Winterling, N. Strieder, K. Mücke, F. Goodrum, E. Segal, et al., Nucleosome maps of the human cytomegalovirus genome reveal a temporal switch in chromatin organization linked to a major IE protein., Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 110, issue 32, pp. 13126-31, 2013 Aug 6. PMCID: PMC3740854 PMID: 23878222 ...
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Dive into the research topics of The expression of the Autographa californica nuclear polyhedrosis virus genome in insect cells. Together they form a unique fingerprint. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Identification and characterization of the virion-induced host shutoff product of herpes simplex virus gene UL41. AU - Smibert, C. A.. AU - Johnson, David. AU - Smiley, J. R.. PY - 1992. Y1 - 1992. N2 - The virion-induced host shutoff product of the herpes simplex virus UL41 gene is required for shutoff of host translation and degradation of cellular mRNAs. We employed a rabbit antipeptide antiserum to identify a 58K UL41-related phosphoprotein in infected cells. We also provide evidence that this protein is a component of the virus particle, consistent with its role in virion-induced shutoff.. AB - The virion-induced host shutoff product of the herpes simplex virus UL41 gene is required for shutoff of host translation and degradation of cellular mRNAs. We employed a rabbit antipeptide antiserum to identify a 58K UL41-related phosphoprotein in infected cells. We also provide evidence that this protein is a component of the virus particle, consistent with its role in ...
Efficient, accurate and convenient foreign-gene insertion strategies are crucial for the high-throughput and rapid construction of large DNA viral vectors, but relatively inefficient and labour-intensive methods have limited the application of recombinant viruses. In this study, we applied the nonhomologous insertion (NHI) strategy, which is based on the nonhomologous end joining (NHEJ) repair pathway. Compared to the currently used homologous recombination (HR) strategy, we obtained a higher efficiency of foreign-gene insertion into the herpes simplex virus (HSV) genome that reached 45 % after optimization. By using NHI, we rapidly constructed recombinant reporter viruses using a small amount of clinical viruses, and the recombinant virus was stable for at least ten consecutive passages. The fidelity of NHI ranged from 70-100% and was related to the sequence background of the insertion site according to the sequencing results. Finally, we depict the dynamic process by which the foreign-gene donor
Researchers led by John F. DiPersio, MD, PhD, at the School of Medicine have designed a way to mitigate graft-versus-host disease, a common and often life-threatening complication of bone marrow transplants that are used to treat leukemia and other blood cancers. The method also employs a molecular imaging tool to help doctors identify patients most likely to develop this dangerous condition ...
Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of Characterization of single stranded viral DNA sequences present during replication of adenovirus types 2 and 5. Together they form a unique fingerprint. ...
This is a guest post by JoeCoder. Its often argued that when two or more organisms share viral genes in the same place, it is evidence those organisms evolved from a common ancestor. Wikipedias Evidence for Common Descent page frames it as follows: Endogenous retroviruses (or ERVs) are remnant sequences in the genome left from…
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vaccinia virus nicking-joining enzyme: virus-specific, DNA-dependent & does not require ATP; possesses both endonuclease & ligase activities
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Monitoring of ganciclovir sensitivity of multiple human cytomegalovirus strains coinfecting blood of an AIDS patient by an immediate-early antigen plaque assay. AU - Gerna, Giuseppe. AU - Baldanti, Fausto. AU - Zavattoni, Maurizio. AU - Sarasini, Antonella. AU - Percivalle, Elena. AU - Revello, M. Grazia. PY - 1992/10/1. Y1 - 1992/10/1. N2 - A plaque-reduction assay for chemosensitivity testing of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) strains was developed based on early detection of viral plaques 96 h p.i. by a monoclonal antibody to the major immediate-early protein p72. Sequential HCMV isolates from an AIDS patient undergoing multiple courses of ganciclovir treatment during an 18-month follow-up were tested by the new assay, showing emergence of a ganciclovir-resistant strain. However, cloning of viral isolates and Southern blot hybridization analysis showed the simultaneous presence of three different HCMV strains in blood. Of these, the resistant strain was likely to be selected ...
The 5 nucleotide sequences of the transforming gene of simian sarcoma virus (v-sis) and its human cellular homolog (c-sis) were compared. A short homology was found between helper virus and cellular DNA sequences at the junction of v-sis and c-sis, which may have had a role in the original recombination event leading to the generation of simian sarcoma virus. ...
T cells that recognize self antigen are clonally deleted in the thymus--a maturation process that occurs in the context of histocompatibility molecules and the T-cell receptor. The minor lymphocyte stimulation antigens (Mls) effect these deletions through interactions with the V beta portion of the T-cell receptor, thus mimicking bacterial superantigens. Intrigued by the fact that each known Mls gene maps to the same chromosomal region as an endogenous mouse mammary tumour virus (Mtv), we reevaluated the linkage relationships between the two gene families. Here we report perfect concordance in inbred and recombinant inbred mice between the presence of four Mtv proviruses with the expression of Mls gene products. These data suggest a general model in which mammary tumour virus gene products themselves are the ligands that shape a considerable portion of the immunological repertoire of common laboratory mice
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Genome map of SSV1. Open reading frames are shown as block arrows and labeled as in Palm et al. (1991). Virus structural protein genes (Reiter et al., 1987a) an
Fischinger, P J.; Thiel, H J.; Lieberman, M; Kaplan, H S.; Dunlop, N M.; and Robey, W G., Presence of a novel recombinant murine leukemia virus-like glycoprotein on the surface of virus-negative c57bl lymphoma cells. (1982). Subject Strain Bibliography 1982. 3615 ...
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Introduction: During productive infection, human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) genes are expressed in a temporal cascade, with temporal phases designated as immediate-early (IE), early, and late. The major IE (MIE) genes, UL123 and UL122 (IE1/IE2), play a critical role in subsequent viral gene expression and the efficiency of viral replication. The early viral genes encode proteins necessary for viral DNA replication. Following viral DNA replication, delayed-early and late viral genes are expressed which encode structural proteins for the virion. The late genes can be divided into two broad classes. At early times the gamma-1 or leaky-late class are expressed at low levels after infection and are dramatically upregulated at late times. In contrast, the gamma-2 or true late genes are expressed exclusively after viral DNA replication. Expression of true late (gamma-2 class) viral genes is completely prevented by inhibition of viral DNA synthesis. Areas covered: This review addresses the viral genes required
The DNA polymerase genes of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) and varicella-zoster virus (VZV) were inserted separately into the polyhedrin gene of Autographa californica nuclear polyhedrosis virus (AcNPV) by cotransfection of Spodoptera frugiperda (SF9) cells with baculovirus transfer vectors carrying the genes and AcNPV infectious DNA. Infection of SF9 cells with the recombinant viruses resulted in expression from the polyhedrin promoter of proteins of the expected Mrs. These proteins possessed DNA polymerase activities similar to that of the enzymes induced by the respective herpesvirus in infected cells, and were identified as HCMV and VZV DNA polymerase using inhibitors and specific antisera reactive with each enzyme.
PEARCE, J. M., REEVES, A. B., RAMEY, A. M., HUPP, J. W., IP, H. S., BERTRAM, M., PETRULA, M. J., SCOTTON, B. D., TRUST, K. A., MEIXELL, B. W. and RUNSTADLER, J. A. (2011), Interspecific exchange of avian influenza virus genes in Alaska: the influence of trans-hemispheric migratory tendency and breeding ground sympatry. Molecular Ecology, 20: 1015-1025. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04908.x ...
Virions of Moloney murine leukemia virus can synthesize two classes of DNA molecules complementary to their 70S RNA. One class consists of molecules about 200 nucleotides long, which are of limited sequence complexity; these molecules are formed preferentially if the dNTP concentration during the reaction is low. The second class consists of very heterogeneous DNA molecules with weight-average size of about 1,000 nucleotides containing at least 70% of the viral RNA sequences in approximately equal concentration. The longest of these molecules can be 5,000 nucleotides long. This second class of DNA is formed in large amounts only in reactions containing dNTP concentrations of 0.2 mM or higher. In such reactions after 24 h of incubation, at least 35% of the input RNA is represented in DNA copies. The ability to make long, representative DNA transcripts of tumor virus RNA provides a source of excellent probes for molecular hybridization. ...
To delineate the function of adenovirus early region 4 (E4) gene products, we constructed a set of mutant viruses which carry defined lesions within this coding region. Deletion and insertion mutations within six of seven known E4 coding regions had no measurable effect on virus growth in cultured cells. A variant carrying a deletion within the last coding region (encoding a 34,000-molecular-weight polypeptide) was modestly defective, and a mutant lacking the majority of the E4 region was severely defective for growth. The phenotypes of the two defective mutants are similar and complex. Both display perturbations in DNA replication, translation of the E2A mRNA, accumulation of late viral mRNAs, and host cell shutoff. ...
Translational energy spectra of H− ions have been measured for capture dissociation of 6 keV H2+ molecular ions in collision with H2 gas. Voltage separation of the ion spectra has been obtained by the application of a biasing potential to the collision gas cell, allowing the sequence of processes taking place in different regions of the spectrometer to be identified. The energy release distribution of the H− spectra and a correlation with the corresponding component of the H+ spectra indicate that the majority of H− are produced from single electron capture-dissociation of H2+ in a double-collision mechanism, H2+ + H2 → H2* + [H2+] and H2* + H2 → H− + H+ + [H2], in which high Rydberg states of the H2* molecule are involved. The H− and corresponding H+ spectral peaks are narrow, with an FWHM of ∼ 0.14 eV in the centre-of-mass system for the H+ and H− ions released from dissociation of H2*, consistent with the suggested mechanism.. ...
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Negatively stained purified virions of parental virus strains and hybrid progenies. CPXV-NOHI (A), MVA-HANP (B), Rec 1 (C), Rec 2 (D), Rec 3 (E), Rec 3a (F), Re
Phenotypic change from transformed to normal induced by benzoquinonoid ansamycins accompanies inactivation of p60src in rat kidney cells infected with Rous sarc
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Viral gene therapy[edit]. Viral gene therapy uses genetically engineered viral vectors to deliver a gene of interest to target ... Viral gene therapy[edit]. Currently, there are many viral gene therapy products in clinical trial phases. Listed below are the ... Viral gene therapy uses genetically engineered viral vectors to deliver therapeutic genes to cells with genetic malfunctions[10 ... viral vectors for gene therapy and viral immunotherapy. These branches utilize three different types of treatment methods: gene ...
Bennett J (2003). "Immune response following intraocular delivery of recombinant viral vectors". Gene Therapy. 10 (11): 977-982 ... Rolling, F. (2004). "Recombinant AAV-mediated gene transfer to the retina: gene therapy perspectives". Gene Therapy. 11 (S1): ... "Human Gene Therapy. 20 (9): 999-1004. doi:10.1089/hum.2009.086. PMC 2829287. PMID 19583479.. ... "Human Gene Therapy. 19 (10): 979-990. doi:10.1089/hum.2008.107. PMC 2940541. PMID 18774912.. ...
"Entrez Gene: v-myb myeloblastosis viral oncogene homolog (avian)".. *^ Vargova K, Curik N, Burda P, Basova P, Kulvait V, ... while another gene (Suppressor of Pericarp Pigmentation 1 or SPP1) acts as a suppressor.[14] The maize P gene encodes a Myb ... Myb proto-oncogene protein also known as transcriptional activator Myb is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MYB gene.[ ... Gene ontology. Molecular function. • RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific DNA binding. • DNA ...
"Magnetic resonance imaging of viral particle biodistribution in vivo". Gene Therapy. 13 (20): 1440-46. doi:10.1038/sj.gt. ... Non-invasive biodistribution imaging in gene therapy[edit]. In gene therapy, gene delivery vectors, such as viruses, can be ... PET and latter means visualising the marker gene of gene delivery vector to be visible by the means of immunohistochemical ...
Viral transmission of host derived gene. Some viruses steal host genes and then incorporate them into their own viral genome, ... Antigenic rift: Recombination of viral gene. This again occurs when there are again two viral cells that infect the same host ... PfEMP1 is encoded by the diverse family of genes known as the var family of genes (approximately 60 genes in all). The ... As the viral cells go through replication they reassort and the genes of the two species get mixed up and make 256 new ...
... in the precore region of the viral genome. The HBV has four genes: S, P, C, and X. The S gene codes for the "major" envelope ... The C gene codes for HBeAg and HBcAg. The C gene has a precore and a core region. If translation is initiated at the precore ... The X gene codes for HBxAg. The product of the X gene is hepatitis B x antigen (HBxAg). It may be involved in carcinogenesis. ... The precore region is not necessary for viral replication. Precore mutants can replicate. They are readily detectable by HBV ...
The E genes are also transcribed before viral DNA replication, but are dependent on the IE gene products. After entering the ... AHV-1 has 67 genes in its genome, 65 of which are likely coding genes. Three of the genes have no homologs to other herpesvirus ... L genes are transcribed "after the synthesis of DNA and viral protein onset". Virion DNA maturation occurs as the nucleocapids ... Immediate early begins after infection and before viral DNA replication. During this phase IE genes are transcribed without ...
Transcription of early genes 5. Replication of the viral genome Viral protein A cleaves replicative form I DNA strand at the ... Gene E is encoded with gene D with a +1 frameshift. Gene K overlaps genes A, B, and C. The origin of replication lies within a ... 6. Late genes are now transcribed by the host's RNA polymerase. 7. Synthesis of the new virons Viral protein C binds to ... It encodes 11 genes (in order: A, A*, B, C, K, D, E, J, F, G, and H), nine of which are essential. The nonessential genes are E ...
Protein/gene/antigen Stage Description EBNA-1 latent+lytic EBNA-1 protein binds to a replication origin (oriP) within the viral ... associated with its product gene ZEBRA) and BRLF1 (associated with its product gene Rta).[21] Early lytic gene products have ... Then, viral protein gH/gL interacts with cellular αvβ6/αvβ8 integrins. This triggers fusion of the viral envelope with the ... Early lytic gene products include BNLF2.[21] Finally, late lytic gene products tend to be proteins with structural roles, such ...
"Regulation of apoptosis by viral gene products". Journal of Virology. 71 (3): 1739-46. doi:10.1128/jvi.71.3.1739-1746.1997. PMC ... This assay is used to disrupt gene function by creating an intragenic gene fusion. When an APAF-1 gene trap is introduced into ... Viral infection[edit]. Viral induction of apoptosis occurs when one or several cells of a living organism are infected with a ... The genes were identified by studies in the nematode C. elegans and homologues of these genes function in humans to regulate ...
"Regulation of apoptosis by viral gene products". J. Virol. 71 (3): 1739-46. PMC 191242 . PMID 9032302.. CS1 maint: Uses authors ... This assay is used to disrupt gene function by creating an intragenic gene fusion. When an APAF-1 gene trap is introduced into ... Viral infection[edit]. Viral induction of apoptosis occurs when one or several cells of a living organism are infected with a ... The genes were identified by studies in the nematode C. elegans and homologues of these genes function in humans to regulate ...
Even if m6A-marked viral transcripts are involved in regulating gene expression of a number of different viruses, the ... Viral epitranscriptomics is the field that studies RNA modifications in viral transcripts that do not affect the sequence of ... So far, the studies have been focused on viral transcripts of mammalian viruses. Mammalian viral transcripts must function in a ... Yue Y, Liu J, He C (July 2015). "RNA N6-methyladenosine methylation in post-transcriptional gene expression regulation". Genes ...
These genes were passed on to the new virus. Gene sequences for every viral gene were made available through the Global ... Gene sequence information from Influenza Research Database Graphical Image of the viral makeup of the 2009 pandemic h1n1 virus ... and has carried an avian PB2 gene for at least ten years and a human PB1 gene since 1993. ... Analysis showed they were infected with the same strain - an H1N1 type containing genes of human, bird and swine origin. A 2004 ...
Wasps perhaps use microRNA to control the viral genes they carry.. *PolyDNAvirus can also use PTGS to interfere with the host's ... thanks to its gene PTP-H2.[10] It also decreases the adhesion capacity of hematocytes, thanks to its gene Glc1.8. The gene also ... The virus and wasp are in a mutualistic symbiotic relationship: expression of viral genes prevents the wasp's host's immune ... They promote viral RNA destruction. MicroRNA attach to viral-RNA because they are complementary. Then the complex is recognised ...
In acutely transforming viruses, the viral particles carry a gene that encodes for an overactive oncogene called viral-oncogene ... In either case, expression of these genes promotes the malignant phenotype of cancer cells. Tumor suppressor genes are genes ... Tumor suppressor genes[edit]. Many tumor suppressor genes effect signal transduction pathways that regulate apoptosis, also ... Viral[edit]. Main article: Oncovirus. Furthermore, many cancers originate from a viral infection; this is especially true in ...
As D protein is the most abundant gene transcript, it is the most protein in the viral procapsid. Similarly, gene transcripts ... only 8 are essential to viral morphogenesis. The GC-content is 44% and 95% of nucleotides belong to coding genes. ... that de novo H protein was required for optimal synthesis of other viral proteins. Mutations in H protein that prevent viral ... H protein (or the DNA Pilot Protein) pilots the viral genome through the bacterial membrane of E.coli bacteria (Jazwinski et al ...
Once the viral genes have been replicated, the procapsid is assembled and packed. The tail is then assembled and the mature ... and degrades the cell wall using viral exolysin enough to eject the viral DNA into the host cytoplasm via long flexible tail ... "Viral Zone". ExPASy. Retrieved 11 March 2015. ICTV. "Virus Taxonomy: 2014 Release". Retrieved 11 March 2015. NCBI. "T5likevirus ...
Early phase: early genes are transcribed in the cytoplasm by viral RNA polymerase. Early expression begins at 30 minutes post- ... Viral replication is cytoplasmic. Entry into the host cell is achieved by attachment of the viral proteins to host ... Late phase: Late genes are expressed from 140 min to 48 hours post-infection, producing all structural proteins. Assembly of ... Intermediate phase: Intermediate genes are expressed, triggering genomic DNA replication at approximately 100 minutes post- ...
Once the viral genes have been replicated, the procapsid is assembled and packed. The tail is then assembled and the mature ... The virus attaches to the host cell's adhesion receptors using its terminal fiber, and ejects the viral DNA into the host ... "Viral Zone". ExPASy. Retrieved 15 June 2015. ICTV. "Virus Taxonomy: 2014 Release". Retrieved 15 June 2015. NCBI (February 2015 ... The complete genome is available here Viral replication is cytoplasmic. ...
Early phase: early genes are transcribed in the cytoplasm by viral RNA polymerase. Early expression begins at 30 minutes post- ... Viral replication is cytoplasmic. Entry into the host cell is achieved by attachment of the viral proteins to host ... Late phase: Late genes are expressed from 140 min to 48 hours post-infection, producing all structural proteins. Assembly of ... "Viral Zone". ExPASy. Retrieved 15 June 2015. Viralzone: Parapoxvirus ICTV Virus Pathogen Database and Analysis Resource (ViPR ...
HSV latency is static; no virus is produced; and is controlled by a number of viral genes, including latency-associated ... Infectious skin disease: Viral cutaneous conditions, including viral exanthema (B00-B09, 050-059) ... HSV-1 has been proposed as a possible cause of Alzheimer's disease.[26][27] In the presence of a certain gene variation (APOE- ... Herpes simplex is a viral infection caused by the herpes simplex virus.[1] Infections are categorized based on the part of the ...
Early phase: early genes are transcribed in the cytoplasm by viral RNA polymerase. Early expression begins at 30 minutes post- ... Viral replication is cytoplasmic. Entry into the host cell is achieved by attachment of the viral proteins to host ... Late phase: Late genes are expressed from 140 min to 48 hours post-infection, producing all structural proteins. Assembly of ... The virus exits the host cell by microtubular outwards viral transport, and existing in occlusion bodies after cell death and ...
In these cells the viral genes that encode envelope proteins have restricted expression.[4] As a result, infectious particles ... Should the viral progression be diagnosed during stage 1 (even during late stage 1 when stage 2 symptoms start to manifest ...
"Entrez Gene: RALA v-ral simian leukemia viral oncogene homolog A (ras related)". Simicek M, Lievens S, Laga M, Guzenko D, ... identification of a novel mammalian Sec3 gene and a second Sec15 gene". The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 276 (32): 29792-7 ... Ras-related protein Ral-A (RalA) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the RALA gene on chromosome 7. This protein is one ... Polakis PG, Weber RF, Nevins B, Didsbury JR, Evans T, Snyderman R (Oct 1989). "Identification of the ral and rac1 gene products ...
Some of the viruses evolved into DNA viruses to protect their genes from attack. Through the process of viral infection into ... viable daughter cells to be produced would require an extra replication of the intact RNA gene homologous to any RNA gene that ... If at least one damage-free copy of each RNA gene is present in the transient diploid, viable progeny can be formed. For two, ... Further information: Viral eukaryogenesis. Patrick Forterre has been working on a novel hypothesis, called "three viruses, ...
Thus, KRAS gene in cellular genome is called a proto-oncogene. The gene product was first found as a p21 GTPase.[6][7] Like ... It is called KRAS because it was first identified as an oncogene in Kirsten RAt Sarcoma virus.[5] The viral oncogene was ... "Genes & Development. 14 (8): 895-900. PMC 316541. PMID 10783161.. *^ Kiyono M, Kato J, Kataoka T, Kaziro Y, Satoh T (September ... Gene ontology. Molecular function. • nucleotide binding. • LRR domain binding. • GDP binding. • GO:0032403 macromolecular ...
As with all retroviruses, lentiviruses have gag, pol and env genes, coding for viral proteins in the order: 5´-gag-pol-env-3´. ... Protease PR encoded by the pro gene.. *dUTPase DU encoded by the pro gene (part of pol gene in some viruses), the role of which ... Gp120 surface envelope protein SU, encoded by the viral gene env. 120000 Da (Daltons). ... Use as gene delivery vectors[edit]. Main article: Lentiviral vector in gene therapy ...
Genetic traits that may affect progression include: Gene mutation. A mutation in the FUT2 gene affects the progression of HIV-1 ... Most people with HIV not on medication have viral loads which are much higher. It is estimated that around 1 in 300 people with ... These people may carry high quantities of a protein called APOBEC3G that disrupts viral replication in cells. APOBEC3G, or "A3 ... Long-term nonprogressors typically have viral loads under 10,000 copies RNA/ml blood, do not take antiretrovirals, and have ...
Genes with related functions are clustered together. Genome replication is bidirectional. Viral replication is cytoplasmic. ... Two classes of genes are recognized (early and late). This classification is based on the timing of transcription that is ... "Viral Zone". ExPASy. Retrieved 1 July 2015. "Virus Taxonomy: 2019 Release". talk.ictvonline.org. International Committee on ... The double stranded DNA genome is linear, around 40-42kb in length, and encodes ~55 genes. The guanine + cytosine content is ~ ...
Attenuation involves deleting viral genes, or gene regions, to eliminate viral functions that are expendable in tumour cells, ... A viral gene whose function is to alter a pathway is dispensable in cells where the pathway is defective, but not in cells ... This can be done by equipping the virus with "reporter genes" not normally present in viral genomes, which encode easily ... Angiogenesis can be inhibited by the expression of several genes, which can be delivered to cancer cells in viral vectors, ...
Xin-Cheng Qin et al.: A tick-borne segmented RNA virus contains genome segments derived from unsegmented viral ancestors, in: ... Familie Geminiviridae (ssDNA(+/-): die einzelnen Gene haben unterschiedliche Polarität). *Genus Becurtovirus. *Genus ... Henxia Xia et al.: A dsRNA virus with filamentous viral particled, in: Nature Communicationsvolume 8, Nr. 168 (2017), [[doi: ...
Viral resistance[edit]. Many people were skeptical of being too hopeful with indinavir due to previous events that occurred ... As a result, structural proteins, resulting from polypeptide products of gag and gag-pol genes, that are necessary for the HIV ... Viral resistance to the drug leads to the drug becoming useless since the virus evolves to have cells that are able to resist ... This fear of viral resistance caused a lot of users to be wary of the drug.[5] ...
The viral RNA polymerase, encoded by the L gene, partially uncoats the nucleocapsid and transcribes the genes into positive- ... meningitis and other viral haemorrhagic fevers may resemble EVD.[1] Blood samples are tested for viral RNA, viral antibodies or ... Ebola, also known as Ebola virus disease (EVD) or Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF), is a viral hemorrhagic fever of humans and ... Peters, C. J. (December 1998). Infection Control for Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers in the African Health Care Setting (PDF). ...
These gene candidates include certain variations in tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), IL-1 alpha, and CYP1A1 genes, ... Genes[edit]. Acne appears to be strongly inherited; genetics explain 81% of the variation in the population.[15] Studies ... among others.[19] The 308 G/A single nucleotide polymorphism variation in the gene for TNF is associated with an increased risk ... Acne susceptibility is likely due to the influence of multiple genes, as the disease does not follow a classic (Mendelian) ...
The HLA genes fall in two categories (Type I and Type II). In general, mismatches of the Type-I genes (i.e. HLA-A, HLA-B, or ... "A systematic review of viral infections associated with oral involvement in cancer patients: a spotlight on Herpesviridea" ... as members of the same ethnic group are more likely to have matching genes, including the genes for HLA.[24] ... A mismatch of an HLA Type II gene (i.e. HLA-DR, or HLA-DQB1) increases the risk of graft-versus-host disease. In addition, a ...
Tertiary gene pool: L. lamottei and L. tomentosus. Crosses generally fail between members of different gene pools. However, ... Viral diseases[edit]. Viral diseases. Bean (pea) leaf roll virus Beet western yellows virus ... According to their inter-crossability Lens species can be divided into three gene pools: *Primary gene pool: L. culinaris (and ... Even if crosses are successful, many undesired genes may be introduced as well in addition to the desired ones. This can be ...
... this includes 3 class I genes, the class III gene region, and 2 class II genes.[40] Research published in October 2015 by the ... or alternatively the result of chronic viral infection which is known to also elevate anti-tranglutaminase antibody. A German ... one expects 1/2 of adjacent genes to have new gene-alleles, unless the genes are small and very close together. This dynamic ... "J. Genes and Immunity. 16 (7): 470-80. doi:10.1038/gene.2015.28. PMC 4840953. PMID 26291516.. ...
Yagi M، Zieger B، Roth GJ، Ware J (June 1998). "Structure and expression of the human septin gene HCDCREL-1". Gene. 212 (2): ... "Dopamine-dependent neurodegeneration in rats induced by viral vector-mediated overexpression of the parkin target protein, ... "Entrez Gene: SEPT5 septin 5". الوسيط ,المسار=. تم تجاهله (مساعدة); الوسيط ,العنوان=. تم تجاهله (مساعدة). .mw-parser-output cite ... McKie JM، Sutherland HF، Harvey E، Kim UJ، Scambler PJ (November 1997). "A human gene similar to Drosophila melanogaster peanut ...
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The sfRNAs are a result of incomplete degradation of the viral genome by the exonuclease and are important for viral ... the enumeration corresponds to the arrangement of the protein coding genes in the genome.[23] Minimal yellow fever virus (YFV) ... Other viral hemorrhagic fevers, such as Ebola virus, Lassa virus, Marburg virus, and Junin virus, must be excluded as the cause ... Yellow fever is a viral disease of typically short duration.[3] In most cases, symptoms include fever, chills, loss of appetite ...
The disease was linked to mutations in the STAT3 gene after cytokine profiles indicated alterations in the STAT3 pathway.[8] ... "Human TYK2 deficiency: Mycobacterial and viral infections without hyper-IgE syndrome". The Journal of Experimental Medicine ...
Depending on the type and degree of dehydration the viral particle is around 27-30 nm in diameter. The viral genome is around ... Sasaki J, Nakashima N, Saito H, Noda H (1998) An insect picorna-like virus, Plautia stali intestine virus, has genes of capsid ... It has both icosahedral virus particles, viral RNA-dependent RNA polymerase and protease and viral replication proteins. But ... Picornaviruses have a viral protein (VPg) covalently linked to 5' end of their genomes instead of 7-methylguanosine cap like ...
Asexual reproduction, horizontal gene transfer. Asexual reproduction, horizontal gene transfer. Sexual and asexual reproduction ... the impact of viral infection is higher on archaea than on bacteria and virus-induced lysis of archaea accounts for up to one- ... since most archaeal genes lack introns, although there are many introns in their transfer RNA and ribosomal RNA genes,[146] and ... and the presence of archaea-like genes in certain bacteria, such as Thermotoga maritima, from horizontal gene transfer.[78] The ...
... and viral genes.[8][2] The TATA box was found in protein coding genes transcribed by RNA polymerase II.[2] ... "Gene. 389 (1): 52-65. doi:10.1016/j.gene.2006.09.029. PMC 1955227. PMID 17123746.. ... of genes have promoter regions containing the TATA box.[13] Genes containing the TATA-box tend to be involved in stress- ... The TATA box has a binding site for the transcription factor of the PG2 gene. This gene produces PG2 serum, which is used as a ...
In 1988 Ed Harlow demonstrates that cancer-causing and cancer-preventing genes (oncogenes and tumor-suppressor genes) interact; ... A.D. Hershey and Martha Chase, "Independent Functions of Viral Protein and Nucleic Acid in Growth of Bacteriophage," J. General ... In 1944 Barbara McClintock discovered transposons ("jumping genes"), for which she received a Nobel Prize in 1983.[29] ... Richard J. Roberts and Phillip A. Sharp shared a Nobel in 1993 for the discovery of discontinuous, or "split" genes, which ...
... is an HIV integrase strand transfer inhibitor which blocks the functioning of HIV integrase which is needed for viral ...
gene.com/gene/products/information/pdf/rituxan-prescribing.pdf *^ Major, Eugene O; Yousry, Tarek A; Clifford, David B (May 2018 ... The Spi-B factor was shown to be crucial in initiating viral replication in certain strains of transgenic mice.[10] The protein ... A map of the genome of JC virus, indicating the position of the tumor antigen genes (red), the three capsid protein genes ( ... JC viral DNA can be detected in both non-PML affected and PML-affected (see below) brain tissue.[9] ...
The N protein contributes to viral replication, and coats the genomic RNA within the virion. Presently the soybean thrips ( ... Virus Genes. 43: 289-295. doi:10.1007/s11262-011-0621-9. Smith, D.; Fritz, C.; Watson, Q.; Willis, D.; German, T.; Phibbs, A.; ...
"Gene-culture coevolution between cattle milk protein genes and human lactase genes". Nature Genetics. 35 (4): 311-3. doi: ... The LCT gene provides the instructions for making lactase. The specific DNA sequence in the MCM6 gene helps control whether the ... some humans developed a mutation in the MCM6 gene that keeps the LCT gene turned on even after breast feeding is stopped.[20] ... including the gene enhancer located in the MCM6 gene near C/T-13910 SNP, may also contribute to the onset of lactose ...
... viral burden - viral core - viral culture - viral envelope - viral load - viremia - viricide - virion - virology - virus - ... GAG - gamma globulin - gamma interferon - ganglion - GART - gastrointestinal (GI) - gene - gene therapy - genetic engineering ... regulatory genes - regulatory T cells - remission - renal - rescue therapy - resistance - retina - retinal detachment - ...
posttranscriptional regulation of gene expression. • negative regulation of gene expression. • regulation of centrosome ... viral process. • DNA damage response, signal transduction by p53 class mediator resulting in cell cycle arrest. • regulation of ... 1995). «Construction of a human full-length cDNA bank.». Gene. 150 (2): 243-50. PMID 7821789. doi:10.1016/0378-1119(94)90433-2 ... Chen W, Rassidakis GZ, Medeiros LJ (2006). «Nucleophosmin gene mutations in acute myeloid leukemia.». Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. ...
People with COPD can experience flare-ups that are often triggered by a viral or bacterial respiratory infection.[100] The ... "Genes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease". The Medical Clinics of North America. 96 (4): 699-711. doi:10.1016/j.mcna. ...
A 2014 update of the classification guide added a 9th category and added 30 new gene defects from the prior 2009 version. In ... It is a treatment that has been effective in preventing and treating viral infections after HSCT. VST therapy uses active donor ... VSTs have been produced primarily by ex-vivo cultures and by the expansion of T-lymphocytes after stimulation with viral ...
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Kaplan AS, Levitan RD, Yilmaz Z, Davis C, Tharmalingam S, Kennedy JL (January 2008). "A DRD4/BDNF gene-gene interaction ... of BDNF into the lateral ventricles doubled the population of newborn neurons in the adult rat olfactory bulb and viral ... Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), or abrineurin,[5] is a protein[6] that, in humans, is encoded by the BDNF gene.[7][8] ... Gene ontology. Molecular function. • receptor binding. • neurotrophin TRKB receptor binding. • growth factor activity. • GO: ...
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1. Why is that viral gene in there? When you insert a new gene (such as an herbicide resistance gene in Monsantos Roundup ... Hidden Viral Gene Discovered In GMO Crops 391 Posted by Soulskill on Tuesday January 22, 2013 @07:13PM. from the food-is-tasty- ... It is unknown if the presence of the hidden viral genes were the result of laboratory contamination or a possible recombinant ... 3. How come the American scientists never detected this viral gene? * 3(a). Was it because of incompetence, or was it because ...
The notion that we may have viral genes in our genome isnt really all that odd. As Ryan points out in his introduction, when ... And were also built of viral genes, a product of the evolution of life, of the co-evolution of life and that strange creature ... Today were stardust and viral genes, an of mix or macro and micro. Being human has never been so interesting. And for readers ... We are Stardust… and Viral Genes. This post has already been read 4782 times! ...
The identification of several putative viral gene products including a DNA ligase and a viral antibiotic peptide is a powerful ... many attempts were made to elucidate the viral genome structure and the amino acid sequences of different viral gene products. ... Molecular Anatomy of Chilo Iridescent Virus Genome and the Evolution of Viral Genes. ... Handermann M., Schnitzler P., Rösen-Wolff A., Raab K., Sonntag K.-C., and Darai G., Virus Genes 6, 19-32, 1992.PubMedGoogle ...
Generating MHC class I ligands from viral gene products.. Yewdell J1, Antón LC, Bacik I, Schubert U, Snyder HL, Bennink JR. ... Here we review the efforts of our laboratory to understand how cells generate such peptides from viral gene products. We ... Laboratory of Viral Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0440, USA. ...
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... complicating the effectiveness of vaccines and anti-viral drugs employed in treating it. ... Host Genes Aiming at Anti-Viral Drugs and Vaccines Identified. by Nancy Needhima on January 30, 2012 at 10:57 PM General Health ... drugs that target host genes work more effectively because host genes rarely change or mutate. "If we target a host gene, the ... "We have the technology today that allows us to target specific genes in human cells and silence those genes to inhibit the ...
Viral small interfering RNAs target host genes to mediate disease symptoms in plants.. Smith NA1, Eamens AL, Wang MB. ... Viral Small Interfering RNAs Target Host Genes to Mediate Disease Symptoms in Plants ... Viral Small Interfering RNAs Target Host Genes to Mediate Disease Symptoms in Plants ... Viral Small Interfering RNAs Target Host Genes to Mediate Disease Symptoms in Plants ...
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A blood-based gene expression assay was successfully used to identify viral respiratory disease in patients presenting to ... "Genes selected from the acute respiratory factor comprise the discriminant genes in the assay. Using a smaller set of genes ... A blood-based gene expression assay was successfully used to identify viral respiratory disease in patients presenting to ... Source Reference: Zaas, AK "A host-based RT-PCR gene expression signature to identify acute respiratory viral infection"Sci ...
... general Bacteriophages Genetic aspects Biologists Research Pregnancy proteins Viral genetics ... Do captured viral genes make human pregnancies possible? by Science News; Science and technology, ... In some cases, the viral genes still produce retroviruses. In other cases, a single gene, often the one encoding the protein ... genes+make+human+pregnancies+possible%3f-a062791146. *APA style: Do captured viral genes make human pregnancies possible?. (n.d ...
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... David J Fink, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA ... In vivo gene therapy for pyridoxine‐induced neuropathy by HSV‐mediated gene transfer of neurotrophin‐3. Annals of Neurology 51 ... Fink, David J, and Glorioso, Joseph C(Jul 2007) Herpes Simplex Viral Vectors in Gene Therapy. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, ... Gene Therapy 12: 891-901. Glorioso JC and Fink DJ (2004) Herpes vector‐mediated gene transfer in treatment of diseases of the ...
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  • a possible theory is that they are the resylt of horizontal gene transfer from a viral infection (intronless, 2 genes for one function right next to each other on the same chromasome. (bio.net)
  • The research, published in Cell Reports, shows for the first time that genes from the 'APOBEC' family, which help to fight off viral infection, actually cause mutations that lead to HPV-associated cancer. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Our results show that after HPV infection, APOBEC genes cause very specific mutations, with very high frequency in a cancer-promoting gene called PIK3CA, thus leading to tumour development," says co-lead author Dr Stephen Henderson of the Bill Lyons Informatics Centre at the UCL Cancer Institute. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • It is not clear why HPV infection causes the APOBEC genes to misbehave and mutate PIK3CA. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • The team's aim is now to learn what happens following HPV infection of cells in which APOBEC genes have been deleted. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • The elucidation of the coding capacity and strategy of CIV was the first step towards understanding the underlying mechanisms of viral infection, replication and virus-host interaction. (springer.com)
  • In addition, the symptoms of Y-Sat infection can be completely prevented by transforming tobacco with a silencing-resistant variant of the CHLI gene. (nih.gov)
  • The tobacco chlorophyll biosynthetic pathway gene CHLI is silenced upon CMV Y-Sat infection. (nih.gov)
  • In another study that included 102 people treated for fever at a hospital emergency department, the assay accurately classified more than 90% of the patients as having a viral infection or not. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Using a smaller set of genes might allow these to be combined with a similar classifier for bacterial infection once that is under development. (medpagetoday.com)
  • By simultaneously examining the changes in transcription and translation along HCMV infection, using ribosome profiling and RNA-seq, we uncover diverse and dynamic translational regulation for subsets of host genes. (weizmann.ac.il)
  • Gene therapy for HBV infection 7. (indigo.ca)
  • Gene therapy for HCV infection 8. (indigo.ca)
  • Gene therapy for HIV infection 9. (indigo.ca)
  • Gene transfer for vaccination against viral infection 12. (indigo.ca)
  • Reports on the prevalence and expression of phage photosynthesis genes, and evolutionary data showing a potential recombination of phage and host genes, suggest a model in which phage photosynthesis genes help support photosynthetic activity in their hosts during the infection process. (jcvi.org)
  • This result furthers the case for the criticality of CD163 in PRRSv infection and demonstrates that a targeted removal of the viral interacting domain can confer resistance while the reminder of the protein is present. (ed.ac.uk)
  • Viral infection of mammalian cells entails the regulated induction of viral gene expression. (sciencemag.org)
  • Presently it is not understood how infection with chronic viral hepatitis or autoimmune liver disease damages the liver. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • That's really important for clinicians because if they see a pattern of gene expression that indicates a viral infection, they could feel comfortable not prescribing antibiotics," Storch added. (healthcanal.com)
  • The very active genes tell us that an infection is making a patient sick, while quiet genes tell us either there's no infection or maybe a bacterium or virus is there, but it's not causing fever or illness. (healthcanal.com)
  • Coxsackievirus type-B3 (CVB3) infected MMP-12 knockout mice (KO) exhibited high viral loads and mortality 3 days post infection, with low plasma IFN-α concentrations in comparison to wild-type (WT) counterparts. (ahajournals.org)
  • This CTL response may provide a biological advantage for limiting the spread of infection after CMV reactivation because infected cells are lysed before viral assembly. (jimmunol.org)
  • Among candidate environmental perturbants, viral infection is one of the most likely ( 4 ). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Recognition by cytolytic T lymphocytes of the phosphoprotein pp89, the immunodominant viral antigen expressed in the immediate-early phase of infection, was selectively prevented during the subsequent expression of viral early genes. (uni-muenchen.de)
  • Genes from the APOBEC family encode proteins that modify the DNA of invading viruses, causing mutations that prevent the virus from replicating," explains senior author Dr Tim Fenton, of the Tumour Virus team at the UCL Cancer Institute. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • According to the researchers, Podevin and du Jardin, the particular 'Gene VI' is responsible for a number of possible consequences that could affect human health, including inhibition of RNA silencing and production of proteins with known toxicity. (slashdot.org)
  • The surface proteins on viral particles interact with their natural cell surface receptors, which triggers the cellular uptake process known as endocytosis. (umassmed.edu)
  • Recombinant viral vectors are manufactured in producer cell lines supplemented in trans with viral proteins necessary for replication, capsid and envelope generation. (umassmed.edu)
  • At least two viral genes captured by the human genome millions of years ago encode proteins that, according to new experiments, may guide the development of the human placenta. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Viral proteins could be a tool for making such distinctions. (healthcanal.com)
  • These viral proteins alter the normal functions of the cell, interacting with cellular proteins and disrupting the function of cellular genes. (healthcanal.com)
  • What if we examine the interactions between viral and cell proteins systematically - if we look for interactions across all the proteins from cancer-associated viruses with all the proteins in normal cells? (healthcanal.com)
  • That viral proteins and gene mutations cause cancer by similar mechanisms led us to ask, could we use the viral proteins as stand-ins for identifying proteins - and the underlying gene mutations - associated with cancer? (healthcanal.com)
  • The discovery of genes (psbA, psbD) that encode key photosystem II proteins (D1, D2) in the genomes of phages that infect these cyanobacteria suggests new paradigms for the regulation, function and evolution of photosynthesis in the vast pelagic ecosystem. (jcvi.org)
  • Here, using metagenomic data in natural ocean samples, we show that about 60% of the psbA genes in surface water along the global ocean sampling transect are of phage origin, and that the phage genes are undergoing an independent selection for distinct D1 proteins. (jcvi.org)
  • The induction of many viral genes, including the herpes simplex virus gene encoding thymidine kinase (tk), depends on viral regulatory proteins that act in trans. (sciencemag.org)
  • Because recognition of the tk promoter by cellular transcription factors is well understood, its trans induction by viral regulatory proteins may serve as a useful model for the regulation of eukaryotic gene expression. (sciencemag.org)
  • Thus, trans induction of tk expression may be catalyzed initially by the interaction of viral regulatory proteins with cellular transcription factors. (sciencemag.org)
  • They used fluorescent reporter genes each containing the 3'UTR from the transcript of one of the six proteins and found that the fluorescence from all six reporter genes was suppressed by at least one KSHV miRNA. (cancer.gov)
  • Genes encoding for photosystem (PS) I and II reaction centre proteins are found in cyanophages and are believed to increase their fitness. (jcvi.org)
  • Two viral PSI gene arrangements are known, psaJF→C→A→B→K→E→D and psaD→C→A→B. The shared genes between these gene cassettes and their encoded proteins are distinguished by %G + C and protein sequence respectively. (jcvi.org)
  • The reason that you can do this is because the shRNA are targeting the mRNA and since there will be existing protein for that essential gene in the cells that will continue to function as normal, you can get enough virus packaged before the proteins degrade and the function of that essential gene is lost and the packaging cells die. (horizondiscovery.com)
  • Zhou F (2009) Molecular mechanisms of viral immune evasion proteins to inhibit MHC class I antigen processing and presentation. (springer.com)
  • The purpose of this research is to study body materials like blood proteins as well as white blood cell and liver cellular RNA in individuals with liver diseases such as chronic viral hepatitis with or without hepatoma and autoimmune liver disease. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Nearly all drugs act on proteins, not genes, so understanding proteins is the key to really effective new medicines. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • We will later correlate the patterns of gene expression in both circulating white blood cells and the liver tissue with clinical outcome and patterns of proteins measured in blood and we hope to gain an understanding of how the disease process occurs, which may in turn help us to make more precise diagnoses and develop new forms of treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • A family of human proteins called APOBEC3 effectively restrict the growth of HIV and other viruses, but this action is fully counteracted by the viral infectivity factor gene (vif) in HIV. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • The capsid and capsid-RNA polymerase proteins constitute the helper function that L-A dsRNA provides for M dsRNA satellite viral genomes. (genetics.org)
  • In general, virus-specific CTL recognize endogenously synthesized viral proteins processed and presented associated with class I MHC molecules. (jimmunol.org)
  • Although proteins or inactivated virions have been experimentally delivered to the cytoplasm to result in class I MHC presentation, this mode of Ag delivery to the class I processing pathway after natural viral entry has not been documented in humans. (jimmunol.org)
  • Our data demonstrate that the CMV-specific class I-restricted CTL response in individuals latently infected with CMV is predominantly specific for selected structural virion proteins introduced into the cell after viral penetration and efficient recognition occurs in the absence of de novo viral gene expression. (jimmunol.org)
  • The cap gene encodes viral capsid proteins and the rep gene product is involved in viral replication and integration. (powershow.com)
  • Viral vectors have been used to express foreign proteins in plants or to silence endogenous genes. (apsnet.org)
  • The NIH is working to expedite the development of gene therapies, including gene editing, through its Cure Sickle Cell Initiative , which is part of the organization's larger, multi-pronged approach to reducing the burden of blood disorders. (news-medical.net)
  • ZIOPHARM Oncology is a Boston, Massachusetts-based biotechnology company employing novel gene expression, control and cell technologies to deliver safe, effective and scalable cell- and viral-based therapies for the treatment of cancer. (cnbc.com)
  • As these novel therapies move closer to commercialization, so do the methods for large-scale production and efficient delivery of AAV vectors, which are documented in a series of articles published online ahead of print in Human Gene Therapy, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. ( www.liebertpub.com ). (redorbit.com)
  • Over the last five years, multiple gene therapies have been approved by regulatory agencies and a bolus of late-stage pipeline assets are approaching the market. (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • As the first few gene therapies realize their potential as transformative treatments for the genetic rare diseases, the space is seen as a crucial part of growth for the biopharmaceutical industry. (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • However, as the first gene therapies began to post early wins, several challenges have emerged. (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • Only after addressing delivery will gene therapies be able to achieve their longstanding potential to transform patient outcomes, expand into larger diseases, and ultimately provide returns for investors. (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • To date, most gene therapies utilize virus to deliver the gene of interest. (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • Lentiviruses are used for ex vivo gene-modified cell therapies (including CAR-T), in which lentiviruses deliver the gene of interest to stem cells collected from the patient outside the body. (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • Lentiglobin, Bluebird bio's gene-modified cell therapy for β-thalassemia and sickle cell disease, is one of several ex vivo gene-modified cell therapies in development. (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • While largely safe and efficacious to date, the use of ex vivo gene-modified cell therapies is limited by manufacturing (e.g., demonstrating product consistency) and administration (e.g., requirement of lymphodepletion), both of which contributed to delays in Lentiglobin 's commercialization in the U.S. 1 Further, the theoretical risk of oncogenesis has repeatedly slowed developers such as Bluebird. (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • Both recently approved FDA gene therapies, Luxturna and Zolgensma, utilize AAV vectors. (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • Researchers have been trying for more than 20 years to harness this power in order to deliver beneficial gene therapies to patients. (hawaii.edu)
  • Viral vector-mediated gene therapies have been used in clinical trials for human diseases. (jimmunol.org)
  • This book provides a comprehensive overview of the pertinent molecular discoveries in the cancer field and explains how these are being used for gene-based cancer therapies. (abebooks.co.uk)
  • Focusing on speeding the process in clinical cancer care by bringing therapies as quickly as possible from bench to bedside, Cancer Gene Therapy by Viral and Non-viral Vectors is an absolutely vital book for physicians, clinicians, researchers, and students involved in this area of medicine. (abebooks.co.uk)
  • Several impressive successes in viral vector-based gene therapies have been reported in humans, including restoration of vision in patients with Leber's congenital amaurosis by retinal gene transfer and cures for severe immune deficiencies by gene transfer to hematopoietic stem cells. (frontiersin.org)
  • SGS, a leading bio/pharmaceutical analytical and bioanalytical contract solutions provider, today announced that it has invested GBP 7.6 million in its facility in Glasgow, UK to expand the capabilities and capacity for testing cell banks and routine bulk harvest for vaccines, gene and cell therapies, monoclonal antibodies and other recombinant protein based biological medicines. (sgs.com)
  • The new laboratory will also increase the capacity of all existing biosafety services and enhanced real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) platforms, to support viral safety and genetic stability assessment of cell banks for vaccines, gene and cell therapies. (sgs.com)
  • As the pharmaceutical industry becomes increasingly focused on large molecule biologics, vaccines, gene and cell therapies, SGS continues to increase its service capacity and capabilities in this area," commented Archie Lovatt, Scientific Director. (sgs.com)
  • The current thesis has bridged the gap between non-viral gene delivery, stem cell therapy, and tissue engineering, which now presents new opportunities for further investigation utilizing non-viral gene delivery in concert with stem cell therapies for regenerative medicine applications. (ku.edu)
  • Clinical use of gene therapies to treat formerly incurable genetic diseases is advancing rapidly. (pall.com)
  • Many gene therapies have been developed using adherent cells in 2-dimensional flatware or roller bottles but using these technologies to reach commercial-scale production represents a significant challenge. (pall.com)
  • The organisation is in a strong position to support development of AAV therapies and has built an excellent knowledge base from which other viral vector and vaccine processes can be supported. (uk-cpi.com)
  • Several murine and canine models of dystrophinopathy have been used to study these diseases and evaluate potential therapies, including several viral gene therapy approaches. (omicsonline.org)
  • This success urgently requires work on manufacturing processes to ensure that gene therapies are widely available to all that need them. (pall.com)
  • Drug Development & Delivery recently interviewed Dave Backer, Head of Virus & Gene Therapy Strategic Initiatives at MilliporeSigma, to discuss its expanding GMP capacity to speed development and manufacture of gene therapies, immunotherapies, and viral vaccines. (drug-dev.com)
  • The clinical manufacturing of intermediates and final products used in viral vaccines and gene therapies requires dedicated facilities, and there is significant demand for these services in the growing cell and gene therapy market. (drug-dev.com)
  • Q: What are the biggest challenges facing development and manufacturing of gene therapies and immunotherapies? (drug-dev.com)
  • NSCs are the subject of intense investigation, owing to their crucial roles in neural development and adult brain function and because they present potential targets for gene and cell replacement therapies following injury or disease. (biologists.org)
  • Since the discovery of CIV in 1966, many attempts were made to elucidate the viral genome structure and the amino acid sequences of different viral gene products. (springer.com)
  • Integration into host genome, the distinctive feature of retroviral vectors, is a double-edged sword when it comes to gene therapy. (umassmed.edu)
  • These vectors can be used to transfer and express genes in the nervous system using natural expression mechanisms already present in the virus genome. (els.net)
  • A normal gene may be inserted into a nonspecific location within the genome to replace a nonfunctional gene. (scribd.com)
  • Scientists have tried to take advantage of this capability and manipulate the virus genome to remove disease-causing genes and insert therapeutic genes. (scribd.com)
  • In this setting, genome integration is advantageous and not an outsized safety risk since the location where the target gene has integrated can be analyzed in the modified cells, thus removing the risk of introducing a transformed cell back into the patient. (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • Genome segmentation imposes the substantial constraint of maintaining a gene-packaging mechanism to produce fully infectious virions ( 8 ). (pnas.org)
  • If we can target the integration, be able to insert the gene at a safe spot in the genome, that would be beneficial. (hawaii.edu)
  • However, a drawback to Sleeping Beauty is its inability to be modified to overcome concerns about placing therapeutic genes safely within the genome. (hawaii.edu)
  • It is also amenable to molecular alteration so that it can potentially insert a therapeutic gene into a safe area of the genome. (hawaii.edu)
  • In this study, we transferred the BCRF-1 gene, an open reading frame in the Epstein-Barr viral genome with remarkable homology to mouse IL-10 (viral IL-10 or vIL-10), by an adeno-associated viral (AAV) vector to NOD mice to attain sustained vIL-10 gene expression. (jimmunol.org)
  • By replacing pieces of a viral genome with a known genetic sequence, harnessing the viral lifecycle allows the capability to carry the new viral sequence across the cell membrane and bring the modified genome in contact with a defective cellular genome. (jyi.org)
  • In order to be successful at transforming the defective genome, viral vectors must overcome physical barriers and immune responses. (jyi.org)
  • Viral-mediated gene therapy utilizes viral replication in order to correct mutations to genes in the human genome by inserting the corrected gene into the viral genome. (jyi.org)
  • We have used vaccinia virus as a vector to clone a 22.5-kbp cDNA that represents the 5′ and 3′ ends of the human coronavirus 229E (HCoV 229E) genome, the HCoV 229E replicase gene, and a single reporter gene (coding for green fluorescent protein [GFP]) located downstream of a regulatory element for coronavirus mRNA transcription. (asm.org)
  • But Storch and his colleagues at the university's Genome Institute and the Genome Technology Access Center wanted to know whether a test called a gene expression microarray could identify patterns of gene activity in white blood cells that could discriminate children with viral infections from those with bacterial infections. (healthcanal.com)
  • Therefore, [KIL-d] appears to interact with the nucleus in order to exert its effects on gene expression by the killer virus RNA genome. (genetics.org)
  • This regulation appears to involve the nucleus of the host cell and is the first example that we are aware of in which an epigenetic phenomenon alters phenotypic expression of a viral RNA genome. (genetics.org)
  • All killer virus-infected cells as well as nearly all nonkillers harbor the replication-competent L-A dsRNA viral genome, which functions as a helper virus for satellites, such as M dsRNA. (genetics.org)
  • Some types of viruses actually physically insert their genes into the host's genome . (genetherapynet.com)
  • This procedure must be done in such a way that the genes which allow the virus to insert its genome into its host's genome are left intact. (genetherapynet.com)
  • For the first time, researchers have treated an animal model of a genetic disorder using a viral vector to deliver genome-editing components in which the disease- causing mutation has been corrected. (technologynetworks.com)
  • However, gene replacement therapy with AAV is not ideal for treating genetic diseases of the liver that manifest as newborns since the non-integrating genome is lost as developing liver cells proliferate. (technologynetworks.com)
  • Because of this Wilson, co-first author Lili Wang, PhD, a research associate professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and collaborators, thought that the newborn liver might be an ideal organ for AAV-mediated gene correction using CRISPR-Cas9, an RNA-guided genome-editing technology that uses the bacteria protein Cas9. (technologynetworks.com)
  • The addition of this donor DNA to actually correct a mutation distinguishes this study from other recent genome-editing research findings that circumvent a mutation by deleting a portion of the normal gene. (technologynetworks.com)
  • Large-scale mutagenesis projects in North America ( http://www.norcomm.org/index.htm ) and Europe ( http://www.knockoutmouse.org/about/eucomm ) are producing libraries of mouse embryonic stem cell clones with conditional gene targets and traps that will eventually cover the entire mouse genome. (jove.com)
  • The Viral Bioinformatics Resource Center (VBRC) is an online resource providing access to a database of curated viral genomes and a variety of tools for bioinformatic genome analysis. (wikipedia.org)
  • These programs serve a variety of bioinformatic analysis functions (whole- or subgenome alignments, genome display, and several types of gene/protein sequence analysis). (wikipedia.org)
  • Users can search the available data by a number of criteria related to genome, gene, or ortholog group characteristics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additional analysis tools such as BLAST searches, genome maps, genome or gene alignment, phylogenetic trees, etc. are provided. (wikipedia.org)
  • VGO (Viral Genome Organizer) VGO is a Java-based interface used for viewing and searching viral genome sequences. (wikipedia.org)
  • Together with a graphical representation of the selected VBRC (or user-supplied) genome, the program displays information relevant to a genome of interest, including its genes, ORFs and start/stop codons. (wikipedia.org)
  • JDotter can both access pre-processed dotplots of the genome and gene (DNA or protein) sequences available in the VBRC database, and take user input for generation of new dotplots. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two independent teams of scientists from the University of Utah and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have discovered that a gene crucial for learning, called Arc , can send its genetic material from one neuron to another by employing a strategy commonly used by viruses. (nih.gov)
  • In addition, Dr. Shepherd believes it may be possible to use Arc capsids for genetic engineering and gene therapy, which currently use viruses to introduce new genetic instructions into cells. (nih.gov)
  • Over the years several viruses that infect mammals have been engineered to become naturally evolved gene delivery vehicles for gene therapy. (umassmed.edu)
  • Once inside a target cell, wild-type viruses eventually deliver their genetic information to the nucleus to start the cycle of viral replication through expression of viral genes. (umassmed.edu)
  • The process of transforming wild-type viruses into recombinant viral vectors consists in replacing all or most viral genes with a therapeutic gene cassette while retaining signal sequences necessary for replication and packaging. (umassmed.edu)
  • Understanding which genes can be silenced to inhibit growth of viruses opens the medicine cabinet for the repurposing of existing drugs. (medindia.net)
  • One technology platform that is well suited for in vivo delivery of genes is based on adeno-associated viruses (AAV). (redorbit.com)
  • Unlike many viruses, HCMV does not suppress the host translation machinery, and the extent to which translation machinery contributes to the overall pattern of viral replication and pathogenesis remained elusive. (weizmann.ac.il)
  • Viruses have evolved a way of encapsulating and delivering their genes to human cells in a pathogenic manner. (scribd.com)
  • Some of the different types of viruses used as gene therapy vectors: Retroviruses - A class of viruses that can create double-stranded DNA copies of their RNA genomes (reverse transcription). (scribd.com)
  • Gene therapy for hemorrhagic fever viruses 11. (indigo.ca)
  • In many cases, the disruptions produced by cancer viruses are similar to those triggered by gene mutations. (healthcanal.com)
  • Viruses have spent millions of years perfecting the art of interacting with cells - of taking advantage of gene pathways that are essential for the cell and may therefore be essential to cancer," Cusick remarks. (healthcanal.com)
  • However, each viral platform includes drawbacks such as lack of durable gene expression (AAVs), risk of genomic integration leading to oncogenesis (lentivirus), and limited tissue tropism (an issue with both viruses). (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • Computer artwork of a strand of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid, red) being carried by a virus (blue), illustrating the concept of gene therapy using viruses. (sciencephoto.com)
  • Viruses are the usual delivery method for gene therapy. (sciencephoto.com)
  • HONOLULU - A jumping gene first identified in a cabbage-eating moth may one day provide a safer, target-specific alternative to viruses for gene therapy, researchers say. (hawaii.edu)
  • However, viruses are not easily controlled and run the risk of triggering an immune reaction or activating cancer-causing genes. (hawaii.edu)
  • Viral vectors are superior tools for gene therapy and as a genetic vaccine platform because viruses have evolved to efficiently infect and transfer their genomes to cells. (frontiersin.org)
  • Viral vectors are viruses with new or modified genomes that remove the virus' pathogenicity. (jyi.org)
  • Combining knowledge of immunological responses to viruses and viral evasion of the immune system has led to the creation of several viral vector models targeted to overcome the normal immune response. (jyi.org)
  • One current gene therapy treatment possibility is utilizing viruses to alter the incorrect genetic sequence in diseased individuals. (jyi.org)
  • Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have discovered how a key viral gene helps viruses evade early detection by the immune system. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Their finding is providing new insights into how viruses are able to establish chronic infections, leading scientists to reevaluate their approaches to viral vaccine development. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • In the kids with a virus and a fever, many genes were very active, compared with kids who had viruses and no fever, whose genes were quiet," Storch explained. (healthcanal.com)
  • Viruses like this could be used as vehicles to carry 'good' genes into a human cell. (genetherapynet.com)
  • These viruses differ in how well they transfer genes to the cells they recognize and are able to infect, and whether they alter the cell's DNA permanently or temporarily (see figure 2). (genetherapynet.com)
  • BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A gene therapy method that doesn't rely on potentially toxic viruses as vectors may be growing closer as the result of in vitro research results reported by University at Buffalo scientists in the current online issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . (buffalo.edu)
  • The paper, which describes the successful uptake of a fluorescent gene by cells using novel nanoparticles developed as DNA carriers at UB, demonstrates that the nanoparticles ultimately may prove an efficient and desirable alternative vector to viruses. (buffalo.edu)
  • The VBRC covers the following viruses: Poxviridae Asfarviridae The VBRC database stores viral bioinformatic data on three levels: Whole genomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • This review outlines recent developments on the contributions of various ISGs to viral disease outcomes in vivo. (nih.gov)
  • However artificial vectors remain much less efficient than viral vectors for in vivo or ex vivo gene transfer and transgene expression is generally transient. (umassmed.edu)
  • However, in vivo administration of AdV triggers strong immune responses, which preclude their use for gene therapy applications in genetic diseases where long-term gene expression may be necessary. (umassmed.edu)
  • High-capacity AdV vectors are the exception as they do not carry any viral genes and have been shown to mediate long-term gene expression in vivo . (umassmed.edu)
  • Recombinant AAV (rAAV) vectors carrying inverted terminal repeats as the only viral component entered the gene therapy arena much later than retroviral and AdV vectors, but have quickly gained popularity due to their broad tissue tropism, exceptional in vivo gene transfer efficiency and sustained transgene expression, as well as a proven safety profile in humans. (umassmed.edu)
  • In vivo gene therapy for pyridoxine‐induced neuropathy by HSV‐mediated gene transfer of neurotrophin‐3. (els.net)
  • In "A Simple Method to Increase the Transduction Efficiency of Single-Stranded Adeno-Associated Virus Vectors In Vitro and In Vivo," Ma and colleagues have further optimized their method for delivering a mixed population of AAV2 vectors to enable high-efficiency transfer of large genes. (redorbit.com)
  • Since in vivo treatment is less complex than ex vivo cell manipulation and theoretically safer than autologous stem cell transplant, research, development, and investment in gene therapy has recently focused on AAVs (Figure 4). (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • We contradict this view by demonstrating that decreased gene packaging can be associated with increased in vivo fitness and transmissibility. (pnas.org)
  • Thus, non-viral gene delivery methods are more feasible for translation as these allow safer delivery of genes and can modulate gene expression transiently both in vivo , ex vivo , and in vitro . (frontiersin.org)
  • One of the advantages of using an AAV vector is the ability to extend the period of transgene expression both in vitro and in vivo compared with adenoviral vector-mediated gene expression. (jimmunol.org)
  • Background- Viral gene transfer to the whole heart in vivo has been achieved in several mammalian species but remained difficult to accomplish in murine hearts. (ahajournals.org)
  • The present study tested this methodology for both adenovirus (AdV)-mediated and adeno-associated virus (AAV)-mediated gene transfer to the in vivo murine heart. (ahajournals.org)
  • To provide proof of principal for stably altering in vivo cardiac function, we restored murine phospholamban (PLB) to mice lacking the PLB gene and provide novel insights regarding its role to the in vivo modulation of cardiac function by beat frequency. (ahajournals.org)
  • In this work, we have assessed the impact in vivo of the evasion gene A238L of African swine fever virus, an inhibitor of both NF-κB- and NFAT-mediated transcription. (springer.com)
  • To further investigate the 1-8U function with both in vivo and in vitro studies, the 1-8U gene was found to suppress cellular and HCV IRES-mediated translation. (wiley.com)
  • In this work two different peptidic constructions (R9-GFP-His and HNRK) have been tested on in-vitro and in-vivo models for its application in non-viral retinal gene therapy. (arvojournals.org)
  • In vivo - where a viral vector contains the gene of interest is injected into the patient, the virus targets a particular cell type, is infected by the virus and multiple copies of the protein are produced by the patient's cells. (uk-cpi.com)
  • The results presented in this ex vivo system may be a first step toward expressing genes with products that could be continuously delivered to the eye through the tears. (curehunter.com)
  • Identification of specific sites and patterns of HLA-associated polymorphisms across HIV protease, RT, Vpr, and Nef illuminates regions of the genes encoding these products under active immune selection pressure in vivo. (ubc.ca)
  • Unfortunately, most gene delivery vectors are incapable of efficient or specific gene delivery to NSCs in vivo . (biologists.org)
  • The University of Utah researchers began their examination of the Arc gene by introducing it into bacterial cells. (nih.gov)
  • The virus multiplies in mosquito cells, and the researchers decided to try to disable the virus in its insect vector using modified versions of the virus's own genes. (newscientist.com)
  • Before the researchers can turn their genetic weapons against these diseases, however, they must work out how to transfer antisense genes into mosquitoes in the wild. (newscientist.com)
  • Now, University of Georgia researchers have identified several novel host genes and associated cell pathways that can be targeted with existing drugs to silence virus replication. (medindia.net)
  • The researchers studied RNA interference to determine the host genes influenza uses for virus replication. (medindia.net)
  • Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a unique, improved viral vector to use in gene therapy for sickle cell disease. (news-medical.net)
  • In gene therapy approaches, researchers use viral vectors to deliver therapeutic genes into host bone marrow stem cells that are introduced back into the patient's body. (news-medical.net)
  • For the last three decades, researchers have been designing these vectors in a reverse structural orientation, which means the corrective genes that are introduced into the vector are translated from right to left (or backwards). (news-medical.net)
  • A blood-based gene expression assay was successfully used to identify viral respiratory disease in patients presenting to hospital emergency departments with fever of unknown origin, researchers reported. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The broad viral sensitivity of this assay may be a distinct advantage over pathogen-based antigen or PC testing should a new influenza virus, or potentially other viral type, begin to circulate in the community," the researchers wrote. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The new study represented the "proof of concept" that host expression of a relatively small set of genes, as measured by RT-PCR from blood RNA, can be a useful tool for identifying viral respiratory illness in the emergency department setting, the researchers wrote. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Many genes in the RT-PCR classifier have low regression coefficients, suggesting that it may be possible to significantly reduce the number of genes represented in the classifier and achieve similar results," the researchers wrote. (medpagetoday.com)
  • In 2014 , the process, which uses a Cas9 enzyme and ribonucleic acid to slice and bind sections of DNA, was shown capable of performing "targeted" gene deletion by researchers from the Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center . (rt.com)
  • While researchers observed that the genes causing blindness had been repaired, some 1,500 accidental mutations were also found in the test subjects. (rt.com)
  • Viral Vaccines and Gene Therapy Vectors Conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Viral Vaccines and Gene Therapy Vectors Conference. (waset.org)
  • It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Viral Vaccines and Gene Therapy Vectors Conference. (waset.org)
  • The technique may help researchers decide which mutated genes are most deserving of further study, and help pharmaceutical firms develop drugs with better chances of success. (healthcanal.com)
  • The researchers found complete inhibition of tumor growth in the mice that were treated immediately with gene therapy and significant tumor inhibition in the 30- and 60-day delayed treatment mice. (fightaging.org)
  • The animals are otherwise healthy and the change - introduced using gene-editing technology - should not affect their ability to fight off other infections, the researchers say. (ed.ac.uk)
  • In sum, researchers are now being more realistic than in the early days, seeing the future of gene therapy in providing effective treatments, not cures. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a new and improved viral vector-a virus-based vehicle that delivers therapeutic genes-for use in gene therapy for sickle cell disease. (nih.gov)
  • In advanced lab tests using animal models, the new vector was up to 10 times more efficient at incorporating corrective genes into bone marrow stem cells than the conventional vectors currently used, and it had a carrying capacity of up to six times higher, the researchers report. (nih.gov)
  • Researchers have used virus-based vehicles for years in gene therapy experiments, where they have been very effective at delivering therapeutic genes to bone marrow stem cells in the lab before returning them to the body. (nih.gov)
  • For the past 30 years, researchers have been designing these beta-globin vectors in a reverse structural orientation, meaning the therapeutic genes incorporated into the virus are translated, or "read," from right to left by the viral vector-making machinery-much like reading an English sentence backwards. (nih.gov)
  • Gene therapy trials using reverse-oriented vectors for sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia have largely been encouraging, the researchers said, but this complicated gene translation process has made vector preparation and gene-transfer efficiency more difficult. (nih.gov)
  • In exploring possible genetic explanations for viral control, the researchers found that controllers with the strongest HIV-specific CD4 cells had at least one of two genes associated with defining tissue type: DRB1*13 and DQB1*6. (amfar.org)
  • Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report that they can distinguish between viral and bacterial infections in children with fever by profiling the activity of genes in a blood sample. (healthcanal.com)
  • Using microarray technology, researchers can distinguish between viral and bacterial infections in children with fever by profiling the activity of genes in a blood sample. (healthcanal.com)
  • Using microarray technology, the researchers could easily distinguish bacterial infections from viral infections based on distinctive patterns of gene expression. (healthcanal.com)
  • Because of the challenges of achieving this goal, the authors note that nonviral integration systems can be considerably cheaper to manufacture and easier to implement for single-use applications compared with viral vectors and that, among these, Sleeping Beauty has advanced farthest in clinical development. (cnbc.com)
  • Because virus replication is dependent on host cell components, determining the genes needed for this process allows for the development of novel disease intervention strategies that include anti-virals and vaccines," said study co-author Ralph Tripp, a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and Chair of Animal Health Vaccine Development in the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine. (medindia.net)
  • Existing anti-viral drugs slow influenza virus replication by preventing the virus from releasing itself from its host cell. (medindia.net)
  • Here, we describe a mutation in IAV nucleoprotein (NP) that enhances replication and transmission in guinea pigs while selectively reducing neuraminidase (NA) gene segment packaging into virions. (pnas.org)
  • In order to utilize the viral replication cycle to treat diseases, it is necessary to understand the viral replication cycle. (jyi.org)
  • Reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and immunohistochemistry analysis of 16 patients with acute infectious mononucleosis (IM) and 25 healthy seropositive donors was performed to detect lytic replication gene products in B lymphocytes of the peripheral blood. (bloodjournal.org)
  • In these individuals, lytic replication of EBV is probably restricted by immunologic and gene regulatory mechanisms, whereas in the absence of immunologic control, reflected here by IM patients, the production of infectious virus becomes visible in PBLs. (bloodjournal.org)
  • Replication-deficie nt adenovirus vectors can be generated by replacing the E1 or E3 gene, which is essential for replication. (powershow.com)
  • Cells infected with recombinant adenovirus can express the therapeutic gene, but because essential genes for replication are deleted, the vector cant replicate. (powershow.com)
  • A knot polymer, poly[bis(2-acryloyl)oxyethyl disulphide- co -2-(dimethylamino) ethyl methacrylate] (DSP), was synthesized, optimized and evaluated as a non-viral vector for gene transfection for skin cells, keratinocytes. (rsc.org)
  • Conclusions- The new simplified approach for murine whole-heart viral transfection should assist molecular physiology studies. (ahajournals.org)
  • This study establishes the base for the application of these non-viral transfection systems for future treatments of retinal disorders. (arvojournals.org)
  • However, non-viral vectors circumvent the safety issues associated with viral vectors, but commonly exhibit low transfection efficiencies. (ku.edu)
  • A reporter gene such as enhanced green fluorescent protein facilitates monitoring spatial distribution of the vector, and the efficacy and cellular specificity of the transfection. (jove.com)
  • Using confocal microscopy and fluorescent spectroscopy, the UB scientists tracked optically in real-time the process known as transfection, including the delivery of genes into cells, the uptake of genes by the nucleus and their expression. (buffalo.edu)
  • Our group and others have demonstrated the feasibility of using adenoviral and adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors to deliver therapeutic genes to animal and human islets ( 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 ). (jimmunol.org)
  • Polymeric gene carriers have been developed to deliver therapeutic genes for treating various genetic diseases. (rsc.org)
  • In contrast, drugs that target host genes work more effectively because host genes rarely change or mutate. (medindia.net)
  • The influenza virus "may look for other host genes in the same pathway to use, which may be many, but we have identified the majority of preferred genes and can target these genes for silencing. (medindia.net)
  • Viral small interfering RNAs target host genes to mediate disease symptoms in plants. (nih.gov)
  • to deliver the therapeutic gene to the patient's target cells. (scribd.com)
  • The generation of a functional protein product from the therapeutic gene restores the target cell to a normal state. (scribd.com)
  • Immune suppression and modulation strategies are being developed in order to minimize inflammation, prevent antibody or T cell responses against vectors, and to promote tolerance to therapeutic gene products. (frontiersin.org)
  • Many of the mutations that cause this virally-induced cancer are caused by a family of genes that normally combats viral infections, finds new UCL research. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Previous studies have shown that APOBECs cause mutations in a range of cancers but our finding that they mutate key cancer genes implicates them as drivers of tumour development, particularly in HPV-associated cancers. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Gene-altering technology aimed at preventing deadly diseases such as cancer from entering the DNA chain may not be as accurate as first thought, with a new study suggesting CRISPR-Cas9 editing risks accidental mutations. (rt.com)
  • Blue squares indicate phenotypes directly attributed to mutations/alleles of this gene. (jax.org)
  • Mutations in the dystrophin gene predispose the myofiber membrane to contraction-induced membrane damage, resulting in inflammation, and myonecrosis, and progressive loss of functional muscle tissue. (omicsonline.org)
  • Another danger is that the new gene might be inserted in the wrong location in the DNA , possibly causing harmful mutations to the DNA or even cancer. (genetherapynet.com)
  • Interferon-stimulated genes (ISGs) are critical for controlling virus infections. (nih.gov)
  • The sensitivity of the reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) host-based assay for distinguishing between viral and bacterial infections was 89% (95% CI 72-98%), the specificity was 94% (95% CI 86-99%), and the positive and negative predictive values were 84% (95% CI 65-94%) and 96% (95% CI89-99%), respectively, with an area under the curve (AUC) of 0.92. (medpagetoday.com)
  • If future prospective studies confirm its clinical utility, the test could help clinicians identify viral infections much more rapidly and reduce the unnecessary use of antibiotics. (medpagetoday.com)
  • In earlier studies, Ginsburg and colleagues showed that micro assay profiling of host blood samples can identify several respiratory viral infections, including H3N2 and H1N1 , and can distinguish between viral and bacterial respiratory viral infections . (medpagetoday.com)
  • Gene Therapy for Viral Infections provides a comprehensive review of the broader field of nucleic acid and its use in treating viral infections. (indigo.ca)
  • Subsequent sections include detailed coverage of the developing use of gene therapy for the treatment of specific infections, the principles of rational design of antivirals, and the hurdles that currently face the further advancement of gene therapy technology. (indigo.ca)
  • 1. Essentials of Gene Therapy for Viral infections 2. (indigo.ca)
  • Gene therapy for respiratory and other viral infections 10. (indigo.ca)
  • Their results, which have been published in the Journal of Immunology show that a viral gene called K3 rapidly disables the antigen-processing machinery normally used by dendritic cells to alert the immune system to infections. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Our research shows that viral evasion of the immune system in chronic infections happens incredibly early," Belz notes. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • While more work is needed, the study's results support the notion that analyzing the activity of the body's genes in response to childhood infections could help to identify the cause of illness and ensure that children get the right treatment. (healthcanal.com)
  • Some of these kids have serious bacterial infections that can be life threatening, but the largest number have viral infections. (healthcanal.com)
  • Twenty-two of the children were known to have viral infections based on previous extensive genomic testing that is not yet practical to use in a clinic setting, and eight others children had bacterial infections. (healthcanal.com)
  • Generally, the counts are elevated for bacterial infections and either low or normal for viral infections. (healthcanal.com)
  • A lot of patients with viral infections had elevated white-blood cell counts so doctors thought they had bacterial infections and prescribed antibiotics, which in fact were not necessary. (healthcanal.com)
  • Because CLBV infections are symptomless in most citrus species, the effective silencing induced by CLBV-derived vectors will be helpful to analyze citrus gene function. (apsnet.org)
  • Influenza virus can rapidly metamorphose, complicating the effectiveness of vaccines and anti-viral drugs employed in treating it. (medindia.net)
  • Meliopoulos said these discoveries could be used to create new anti-viral drugs and develop better vaccines that can be used to treat patients with influenza. (medindia.net)
  • Much of the technology used for the current manufacturing of viral vaccines has its roots in discoveries from the gene therapy industry. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • A second wave of interest came in the development of biodefense vaccines - many of which can be made via viral methods - in the aftermath of 9/11. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • We have a reputation as a leader in process development and manufacturing services for virus-based therapeutic products e.g. gene therapy and viral vaccines. (bioreliance.com)
  • BioReliance offers world-class process development and manufacturing capabilities for virus based therapeutic products (e.g. gene therapy and viral vaccines). (bioreliance.com)
  • One remarkable conjecture concerns viral genes that became embedded in the genomes of the forerunners of mammals. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Unlike their viral relatives, retroviruses have adopted a strategy for permanently inserting a copy of their genes into the genomes of the cells they invade. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • To their surprise, when the cells made the Arc protein, it clumped together into a form that resembled a viral capsid, the shell that contains a virus' genetic information. (nih.gov)
  • Gene therapy approaches that use these reverse-oriented vectors for sickle cell disease have so far been encouraging, but Tisdale and team say this gene translation process has made vector preparation and the efficiency of gene transfer more challenging. (news-medical.net)
  • The Company's synthetic immuno-oncology programs, in collaboration with Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) and the MD Anderson Cancer Center, include chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T) and other adoptive cell based approaches that use non-viral gene transfer methods for broad scalability. (cnbc.com)
  • It is the major obstacle to success of therapeutic approaches using genes and oli- nucleotides,including siRNAs. (ebooks.com)
  • For articular cartilage/osteochondral junction, non-viral methods concentrate on targeted delivery to chondrocytes or MSCs for tissue engineering-based approaches. (frontiersin.org)
  • Generally, gene transfer approaches in clinical trials are much less common than clinical trials in general that may involve drug testing ( Figure 1 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Combinations of these approaches will likely facilitate clinical applications of gene therapy for many target diseases and also aid in vaccine development. (frontiersin.org)
  • Viral gene therapy approaches have also been investigated for other disorders of skeletal muscle, including lysosomal storage disorders and congenital myopathies, and these studies have benefitted immensely from the pioneering work that was performed using dystrophinopathy models. (omicsonline.org)
  • Advanced technologies of conditional gene manipulation in the mouse enable multifaceted approaches to the exploration of synaptic pathways and functional connections in the central nervous system. (jove.com)
  • The particles turned out to be retroviruses, a viral family that includes the AIDS virus. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Many gene therapy clinical trials rely on retroviruses or adenoviruses to deliver the desired gene. (genetherapynet.com)
  • We show that incomplete IAV particles lacking gene segments contribute to the propagation of the viral population through multiplicity reactivation under conditions of widespread coinfection, which we demonstrate commonly occurs in the upper respiratory tract of guinea pigs. (pnas.org)
  • NP also dramatically altered the functional balance of the viral glycoproteins on particles by selectively decreasing NA expression. (pnas.org)
  • Viral titers for AdV β-gal and AdMHC β-gal were 1.7×10 12 and 1.3×10 12 particles (pt)/mL, respectively. (ahajournals.org)
  • Can you create viral particles for shRNA that target essential genes? (horizondiscovery.com)
  • Up to 1 x10 13 viral particles can be purified from cell culture media of 6 to 8 T75 flasks. (thomassci.com)
  • Viral particles can be purified from cell culture of 4 to 5 T75 flasks per column. (thomassci.com)
  • They noted that a combined viral/bacterial RT-PCR assay would allow clinicians to classify patients as having a viral or bacterial illness instead of a viral or nonviral illness. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Finlay BB, McFadden G (2006) Anti-immunology: evasion of the host immune system by bacterial and viral pathogens. (springer.com)
  • RNA is the intermediate between a gene and the protein it encodes. (newscientist.com)
  • The Epstein-Barr viral open reading frame, BCRF-1 , encodes a gene with significant homology to human and murine IL-10 (mIL-10) at both the nucleic acid and amino acid levels. (jimmunol.org)
  • ANG gene encodes a mediator of new blood vessel formation that hydrolyzes cellular tRNAs resulting in decreased protein synthesis and is similar to pancreatic ribonuclease. (thomassci.com)
  • A non-viral gene therapy method that can insert therapeutic genes effectively and efficiently into mammalian cells is critically needed in the biomedical field,' says Moisyadi. (hawaii.edu)
  • Moisyadi and collaborators discovered that the most efficient non-viral method for inserting therapeutic genes into mammalian cells depends largely on the actions of a transposon. (hawaii.edu)
  • GXD's primary emphasis is on endogenous gene expression during development. (jax.org)
  • Class I MHC-restricted cytotoxic T lymphocyte recognition of cells infected with human cytomegalovirus does not require endogenous viral gene expression. (jimmunol.org)
  • Genomic integration ensures transmission of the vector transgene cassette and its expression in the progeny, but its randomness carries a risk of insertional mutagenesis by potentially disrupting tumor suppressor genes or activating oncogenes. (umassmed.edu)
  • However, viral delivery poses significant safety concerns such as inefficient/unpredictable reprogramming outcomes, genomic integration, as well as unwarranted immune responses and toxicity. (frontiersin.org)
  • We are interested in the gene regulation of phages, complex ecological interactions, the genomic and functional trait diversity of phages in real populations, and their applicability as antibiotic alternatives. (gatech.edu)
  • A unique aspect of this resource relative to other genomic databases is its grouping of all annotated genes into ortholog groups (i.e. protein families) based on pre-run BLASTP sequence similarity searches. (wikipedia.org)
  • The EFSA is endorsing 'retrospective risk assessment' of CaMV promoter and its Gene VI sequences - in an attempt to give it a clean bill of health. (slashdot.org)
  • Transformed marrow cells injected into irradiated and methotrexate-treated recipient mice gave rise to proliferating cells which in some cases dominated the marrow population and which contained HSVtk gene sequences. (sciencemag.org)
  • The A238L gene was selectively expressed in mouse B lymphocytes using the promoter and enhancer sequences of the mouse Ig μ heavy chain. (springer.com)
  • VGO can also be used to identify related genes across multiple sequences. (wikipedia.org)
  • But one of Beaty's colleagues, Stephen Higgs, says the same approach could be applied to other viral diseases, such as dengue and yellow fever. (newscientist.com)
  • Viral vectors have been employed for the treatment of various diseases such as metabolic, cardiovascular, muscular, hematologic, ophthalmologic, and infectious diseases and different types of cancer. (mdpi.com)
  • Clinical proof of concept of AAV gene therapy has been realized in several diseases. (redorbit.com)
  • After completing a medical degree and then a PhD, he carried out post-doctoral research on gene therapy for liver diseases at Necker Hospital in Paris. (indigo.ca)
  • With the aid of more advanced models and a broader base of immunological knowledge, correction of genetic diseases currently untreatable may someday be achieved through the use of viral vectors. (jyi.org)
  • In time, viral vectors may be utilized as the main source of treatment for genetic diseases. (jyi.org)
  • Research scientists are currently exploring many options to treat genetic diseases at the source through a method called gene therapy. (jyi.org)
  • 2008). Through the analysis of current research in viral vector mediated gene therapy, it is possible to evaluate the practical and theoretical application of gene therapy through a viral vector as a treatment option for genetic diseases. (jyi.org)
  • Skeletal muscle disorders represent considerable opportunities for investigators developing viral gene therapy strategies, due to the numerous monogenetic diseases of skeletal muscle, the clear and quantifiable clinical phenotypes, and the easy accessibility of muscle tissue. (omicsonline.org)
  • Using animal models, the new vector was shown to support the transfer of corrective genes into bone marrow stem cells up to ten times more efficiently than current vectors. (news-medical.net)
  • A comparison of different viral vectors in use for gene therapy: overview of their advantages and disadvantages. (genetherapynet.com)
  • To test the feasibility of gene transfer into lacrimal gland tissue in primary culture, using different viral vectors. (curehunter.com)
  • Vectors based on gamma retrovirus, lentivirus, adenovirus (AdV), adeno-associated virus (AAV) and herpes simplex virus (HSV) are among the most widely used viral vectors in current gene therapy studies, and are more advanced in clinical translation than other types of viral vectors. (umassmed.edu)
  • In fact, in one study, three patients developed leukemia after the virus inserted itself upstream of a cancer-causing gene, and in another study, a patient died because of an immune response to an adenovirus. (hawaii.edu)
  • Early applications in this field really developed in the 1980s and 1990s, often using viral vectors such as adenovirus or retrovirus to deliver genes. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • The first, a teenager being treated for ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency at the University of Pennsylvania, died four days after being treated with an adenovirus loaded with a corrected gene after a massive immune response to the virus. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • After 7 days in culture, successful gene delivery occurred in 77% of vaccinia , 41% of adenovirus, and only 13% of herpesvirus applications. (curehunter.com)
  • Vaccinia and adenovirus are efficient vectors for gene transfer into lacrimal gland tissue in primary culture. (curehunter.com)
  • Adeno-associated viral vectors AAV is a simple, non-pathogenic, single stranded DNA virus dependent on the helper virus (usually adenovirus) to replicate. (powershow.com)
  • AAV, lentivirus) and non-viral vectors (e.g., lipid nanoparticles, exosomes), including recent innovations such as improved tissue targeting (e.g., novel AAV serotypes) and less oncogenic lentiviral vectors. (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • Protein-based nanoparticles for non-viral retinal gene therapy. (arvojournals.org)
  • Biologically and medically relevant genetic material encapsulated in biocompatible and biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles form an efficient, safe, targeted, non-viral delivery system that achieves high intracellular expression levels of the gene product. (yissum.co.il)
  • The structure and composition of these hybrid ORMOSILs yield the flexibility to build an extensive library of tailored nanoparticles for efficiently targeting gene therapy into different tissues and cell types," said Prasad. (buffalo.edu)
  • Here we review the efforts of our laboratory to understand how cells generate such peptides from viral gene products. (nih.gov)
  • AdV is able to transduce a broad range of quiescent and proliferating human cells including tumor cells, making it an attractive vector for the development of anti-tumor gene therapy strategies. (umassmed.edu)
  • We have the technology today that allows us to target specific genes in human cells and silence those genes to inhibit the production of virus in the cells," he said. (medindia.net)
  • It also had a ten-times greater transduction efficiency, which is a measure of the vector's ability to incorporate the corrective genes into the bone marrow cells. (news-medical.net)
  • Many gene therapy strategies designed to deliver a normal copy of a gene to cells carrying a disease-causing genetic mutation rely on a modified virus to transfer the gene product into affected tissues. (redorbit.com)
  • 2) Targeted killing of specific cells Cancer therapy: Direct killing the cells by toxicity or through tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) with TNF gene. (scribd.com)
  • Target cells such as the patient's liver or lung cells are infected with the viral vector. (scribd.com)
  • Gene therapy vectors, or delivery vehicles, fit within two broad categories: viral and non-viral, with viral vectors the most used due to their ability to naturally infect cells (Figure 2). (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • After target gene integration, the cells are amplified and returned to the patient, usually in an autologous stem cell transplant. (pharmaceuticalonline.com)
  • The effective restoration of C7 in C7 null-RDEB skin cells indicates that DSP is promising for non-viral gene therapy of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB). (rsc.org)
  • DNA containing the herpes simplex virus thymidine kinase (HSVtk) gene was used to transform wild-type tk+ mouse L cells to a tk++ status in vitro using methotrexate as a selective agent. (sciencemag.org)
  • Gene therapy is the introduction of new genetic material into cells of an individual in order to produce a therapeutic outcome in the diseased individual (Bunnell & Morgan, 1998). (jyi.org)
  • This gene quickly helps the virus to hide from the immune system by subverting normal antigen presentation to T cells, which have the critical task of destroying virally-infected cells," Belz says. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • With gene therapy, doctors modify the patient's bone marrow hematopoietic (blood-producing) stem cells in the lab by adding a normal copy of the beta-globin gene through the use of a viral vector. (nih.gov)
  • The purpose of this study is to find the genes that are expressed in both the circulating white blood cells and the liver of patients with varying degrees of liver damage of different causes. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In a small study, analyzing genes in white blood cells was more than 90 percent accurate, far better than the standard diagnostic test, which is only correct about 70 percent of the time. (healthcanal.com)
  • The current thesis examines an opposite approach through an "inside-out" strategy using non-viral gene delivery with mesenchymal stem cells to regenerate mechanosensory hair cells and supporting cells of the inner ear responsible for hearing and balance. (ku.edu)
  • Primary cells, stem cells, and progenitor cells are often difficult to transfect unless using a viral vector, which may have systemic safety concerns. (ku.edu)
  • The work of the current thesis identified and enhanced an effective non-viral gene delivery approach that reprogramed human mesenchymal stromal cells, isolated from Wharton's jelly of human umbilical cords to produce characteristics similar to the hair cell and supporting cell phenotype found in the cochlea and vestibular organs of the inner ear. (ku.edu)
  • Studies from the literature highlighted electroporative methods as effective non-viral strategies for difficult-to-transfect cells. (ku.edu)
  • The up-regulation of atoh1, and down-regulation of hes1 and hes5, in hWJCs produced a complex phenotype that exhibited over an 11-fold increase in gene expression of the critical hair cell marker, myosin VIIa, with visual morphological changes compared to untreated cells. (ku.edu)
  • The current thesis has demonstrated that hWJCs are susceptible to non-viral gene delivery methods, and for the first time non-viral genetic reprogramming of hWJCs induced phenotypic changes characteristic of hair cells and neural epithelium. (ku.edu)
  • Viral vectors are an important tool for introducing genes into target cells. (pall.com)
  • The plasmid containing the gag and pol genes and the plasmid containing the env gene were cotransfected into NIH 3T3 cells. (asm.org)
  • In gene therapy, a different paradigm is adopted where a virus is used to deliver the genetic material needed to make a particular protein to cells. (uk-cpi.com)
  • In vitro - where patient cells are taken, and a viral vector used to introduce a specific gene to the patient's cells. (uk-cpi.com)
  • Thus, when viral vectors are used to carry genes into the body, they might infect healthy cells as well as cancer cells. (genetherapynet.com)
  • This whole correction system is basically a "Cut-and-Paste" function, with the last part of the "Paste" phase relying on the cells' own DNA repair mechanism to properly join the OTC gene back together again. (technologynetworks.com)
  • Gene Therapy The introduction of nucleic acids into cells for the purpose of altering the course of medical condition or disease. (powershow.com)
  • The recombinant vectors are then replicated in cells that express the products of the E1 or E3 gene and can be generated in very high concentrations. (powershow.com)
  • While non-viral vectors are safer, he noted that it is much more difficult to get them into cells and then to achieve the release of DNA once they do penetrate cells. (buffalo.edu)
  • They found that the new vectors could transfer a much higher viral load-up to six times more therapeutic beta-globin genes than the conventional vectors-and had four to 10 times higher transduction efficiency, a measure of the ability to incorporate corrective genes into repopulating bone marrow cells. (ehealthweek2010.org)
  • Our current understanding of how ISGs impact viral pathogenesis comes largely from studies in knockout mice, with isolated examples from human clinical data. (nih.gov)
  • This has simplified the gene translation process and when the new vector was tested in mice and monkeys, it delivered up to six times more therapeutic beta-globin genes than conventional vectors. (news-medical.net)
  • They treated some of the mice immediately with a genetically engineered vaccinia virus containing a gene coding cytosine deaminase, a suicide gene , and delayed treatment of other mice for 30 or 60 days. (fightaging.org)
  • Injection of ATS-9R into obese mice confirmed specific binding of ATS-9R to fat vasculature, internalization and gene expression in adipocytes. (nih.gov)
  • Mice homozygous for a gene trap insertion exhibit retinal degeneration, and increased total body mass and total body fat. (jax.org)
  • Administration of IL-10, or IL-10 gene transfer, prevents autoimmune diabetes in nonobese diabetic (NOD) mice. (jimmunol.org)
  • In this study, we report suppression of autoimmune diabetes in NOD mice by viral IL-10 (vIL-10) gene therapy using an AAV vector. (jimmunol.org)
  • Control mice (C57/Bl6, 2 to 4 months) and littermate SVJ129/CF-1 mice with and without a null mutation for the PLB gene (PLB −/− , 6 to 8 months) were used. (ahajournals.org)
  • DENVER---University of Michigan scientists have developed a new generation of "gutted" viral vectors that deliver the gene for dystrophin to the muscles of adult mice with muscular dystrophy without triggering their immune systems to attack the foreign virus. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Using this new version of our viral vector, we have induced stable production of dystrophin for at least four months in muscle fibers of adult, dystrophic mice with normal immune systems," Salvatori said. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In contrast, more than 30 percent of the untreated OTC-deficient mice died after a week and their ammonia levels were significantly higher than the OTC mice whose genes were corrected. (technologynetworks.com)
  • Mice generated from these clones may be crossed with an expanding number of mouse lines that express DNA recombinases under promoters or loci specific to a particular population of neurons for selective gene manipulation ( http://nagy.mshri.on.ca/cre_new/index.php ). (jove.com)
  • Stereotaxic injection of a viral vector that expresses Cre or Flp allows limiting gene recombination to regions in the spinal cord of mice in which DNA fragments are flanked by loxP or Frt sites, so-called floxed or flrted alleles. (jove.com)
  • Unlike constitutive DNA rearrangement, which would result from crossbreeding the animals with recombinase expressing mice, this strategy also provides temporal control over gene activation or silencing. (jove.com)
  • 2018. "Viral Vectors in Gene Therapy. (mdpi.com)
  • In an effort to improve the efficacy (i.e., killing speed) of the LdMNPV, we generated a recombinant viral strain (vEGT-) that does not produce the enzyme ecdysteroid UDP-glucosyltransferase (EGT). (usda.gov)
  • The Company is advancing programs in multiple stages of development together with Intrexon Corporation's RheoSwitch Therapeutic System® technology, a switch to turn on and off, and more precisely modulate gene expression in order to improve therapeutic index. (cnbc.com)
  • The first commercial gene therapy products are appearing commercially, and the area is growing rapidly with over 350 clinical trials taking place in 2019 alone. (uk-cpi.com)
  • Gene therapy, in particular, has relied on processes developed for small-scale, academic settings that were appropriate for early stage clinical trials. (drug-dev.com)
  • We can manipulate the cellular microenvironment to increase the viral yield during vaccine manufacturing," she stated. (medindia.net)
  • Miskin JE, Abrams CC, Goatley LC, Dixon LK (1998) A viral mechanism for inhibition of the cellular phosphatase calcineurin (New York, NY). (springer.com)
  • Our new vector is an important breakthrough in the field of gene therapy for sickle cell disease," said study senior author John Tisdale, M.D., chief of the Cellular and Molecular Therapeutic Branch at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). (nih.gov)
  • DeLuca NA, McCarthy AM and Schaffer PA (1985) Isolation and characterization of deletion mutants of herpes simplex virus type 1 in the gene encoding immediate‐early regulatory protein ICP4. (els.net)
  • Efficient and preferential gene delivery would offer a versatile and rapid means to study regulatory mechanisms of NSC quiescence, proliferation, self-renewal and differentiation. (biologists.org)
  • 2005b) Long‐term neuroprotection achieved with latency‐associated promoter‐driven herpes simplex virus gene transfer to the peripheral nervous system. (els.net)
  • There have been a number of advances in gene therapy and gene-modified cell therapy space, particularly around the gene delivery vectors like adeno-associated virus and lentivirus that are very exciting scientifically and also leading to some very promising clinical results. (drug-dev.com)
  • Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder caused by a mutation in the beta-globin gene that results in hemoglobin having an abnormal structure. (news-medical.net)
  • Our new vector is an important breakthrough in the field of gene therapy for sickle cell disease. (news-medical.net)
  • However, it has broad applications for correcting single gene disorders, such as hemophilia, sickle cell disease and muscular dystrophy. (hawaii.edu)
  • Diagram shows steps involved in conducting gene therapy for sickle cell disease. (nih.gov)
  • The development of the vector could make gene therapy for sickle cell disease much more effective and pave the way for wider use of it as a curative approach for the painful, life-threatening blood disorder. (nih.gov)
  • Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder caused by a mutation, or misspelling, in the beta-globin gene (or β-globin gene). (nih.gov)
  • Barry Beaty and his colleagues at Colorado State University in Fort Collins infected Aedes triseriatus mosquitoes with a harmless virus carrying genes from another virus that causes a human disease that can be fatal. (newscientist.com)
  • When this gene is removed from the virus, the innate human immune system destroys HIV by mutating it to the point where it can no longer survive. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Without the vif gene, HIV can be completely destroyed by the body's own immune system, says J. Victor Garcia, PhD, professor of medicine at the UNC School of Medicine and senior author on the study. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • A safe packaging line for gene transfer: separating viral genes on two different plasmids. (asm.org)
  • A retrovirus packaging cell line was constructed by using portions of the Moloney murine leukemia virus in which the gag, pol, and env genes of the helper virus were separated onto two different plasmids and in which the psi packaging signal and 3' long terminal repeat were removed. (asm.org)
  • These results suggest that gag, pol, and env, when present on different plasmids, may provide an efficient and safe packaging line for use in retroviral gene transfer. (asm.org)
  • Artificial vectors possess several theoretical advantages over viral vectors, such as simple production methods that are easily scalable, and amenable to carrying large genes, and have low immunogenicity potential. (umassmed.edu)
  • The focus is now on issues related to commercialization including methods for large scale and high quality production of vectors," says James M. Wilson, MD, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, and Director of the Gene Therapy Program, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia. (redorbit.com)
  • By combining all three methods, scientists can attain even more precision in determining which genes might be involved in cancer. (healthcanal.com)
  • However, the most efficient method of gene transfer is still elusive, as several preclinical studies have reported many different non-viral methods and clinical translation of these techniques still needs to be validated. (frontiersin.org)
  • Here we discuss the non-viral methods applied for bone and joint and propose methods that can be promising in clinical use. (frontiersin.org)
  • Despite these advances, successful translation of gene transfer methods to the murine heart has remained problematic. (ahajournals.org)
  • Clients will benefit from a fully comprehensive range of validated biosafety methods to support cell bank and viral vaccine manufacturing and lot release of drug product, as well as new technologies for pathogen detection, including next-generation nucleic acid sequencing and new cell based viral detection systems. (sgs.com)
  • As new antiviral ISGs continue to be identified and characterized, their roles in viral pathogenesis are also being explored in more detail. (nih.gov)
  • Coverage begins with the fundamentals, exploring varying topics, including harnessing RNAi to silence viral gene expression, antiviral gene editing, viral gene therapy vectors, and non-viral vectors. (indigo.ca)
  • Patrick Arbuthnot is currently a personal professor and director of the Antiviral Gene Therapy Research Unit at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. (indigo.ca)
  • Combined IV antiviral treatment was not more effective on viral load decrease than IV monotherapy. (arvojournals.org)
  • Monitoring the viral load kinetics by AC taps optimizes antiviral therapy, thus potentially improving the final visual outcome. (arvojournals.org)
  • We hypothesise that a major role for MMP-12 is its regulation of gene expression during the innate antiviral immune response, controlling the secretion of alpha interferon (IFN-α) during enterovirus induced myocarditis. (ahajournals.org)

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