Research Article: Virus-induced congenital malformations in cattle

Date Published: September 24, 2015 Publisher: BioMed Central Author(s): Jørgen S. Agerholm, Marion Hewicker-Trautwein, Klaas Peperkamp, Peter A. Windsor. http://doi.org/10.1186/s13028-015-0145-8 Abstract Diagnosing the cause of bovine congenital malformations (BCMs) is challenging for bovine veterinary practitioners and laboratory diagnosticians as many known as well as a large number of not-yet reported syndromes exist. Foetal infection with … Continue reading Research Article: Virus-induced congenital malformations in cattle

Research Article: Virus Control Goes Epigenetic

Date Published: September 11, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Jing-hsiung James Ou, Glenn F. Rall. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1004370 Abstract Partial Text Cells have developed a number of mechanisms to detect and suppress microbial infections. The use of pattern recognition receptors (PRRs) is one such mechanism. PRRs may be expressed on the cell surface, in the … Continue reading Research Article: Virus Control Goes Epigenetic

Research Article: Virus and Host Determinants of West Nile Virus Pathogenesis

Date Published: June 26, 2009 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Michael S. Diamond, Hiten D. Madhani. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1000452 Abstract Partial Text West Nile virus (WNV) is a small, enveloped, mosquito-transmitted, positive-stranded RNA virus of the Flaviviridae family. This virus is related to other arthropod-borne viruses that cause human disease globally, including dengue, yellow fever, and … Continue reading Research Article: Virus and Host Determinants of West Nile Virus Pathogenesis

Research Article: Virus-like particles (VLP) in prophylaxis and immunotherapy of allergic diseases

Date Published: July 9, 2018 Publisher: Springer Medizin Author(s): Ludger Klimek, Thomas Kündig, Matthias F. Kramer, Sonja Guethoff, Erika Jensen-Jarolim, Carsten B. Schmidt-Weber, Oskar Palomares, Mona O. Mohsen, Thilo Jakob, Martin Bachmann. http://doi.org/10.1007/s40629-018-0074-y Abstract Apart from active allergen avoidance, immunotherapy is regarded as the most effective form of treatment available for type I allergies. Such treatments … Continue reading Research Article: Virus-like particles (VLP) in prophylaxis and immunotherapy of allergic diseases

Research Article: Virus–Host Interactions and the ARTD/PARP Family of Enzymes

Date Published: March 24, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Chad V. Kuny, Christopher S. Sullivan, Katherine R. Spindler. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1005453 Abstract Partial Text The Poly ADP-Ribose Polymerases (PARPs), also called Diphtheria toxin-like ADP-Ribosyltransferases (ARTDs), catalyze the transfer of ADP-Ribose from nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) to targeted proteins. The activity of these enzymes is generally … Continue reading Research Article: Virus–Host Interactions and the ARTD/PARP Family of Enzymes