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In this preliminary communication, the authors selected and characterized aptamers targeting the 5′-UTR from dengue virus, a sequence with important regulatory elements for its life cycle, with applications as potential antiviral and diagnostic tools.
In line with Hepatitis Awareness Month, we spoke to Marcus Dorner about his current research into the host–virus interactions in hepatitis B and C infection, their implications for vaccine development and more.
In this exclusive opinion piece, the authors discuss how a neuroattenuated varicella zoster virus (VZV) vaccine could provide promising protection against VZV infection.
Researchers have developed a transgenic mouse model to identify influenza A strains with the potential to cause a global pandemic.
Researchers have applied concepts from financial mathematical models to help predict the evolution of HIV proteins with the hope this could improve vaccine design.
Two proteins, crucial for enabling the cell traversal activity of malarial parasites, have been identified by a team of researchers who hope these could be targeted in drug or vaccine development.
In this original research article, the authors determine the structural contributions of a compound set containing inhibitors of bacterial enzyme FabI.