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Viruses hijack cellular microRNAs for their own advantage

Post by Andras Donaszi-Ivanov, University of East Anglia Researchers have found that respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can manipulate levels of regulatory genetic material, called microRNAs, in host cells, helping the virus suppress the immune response to aid its survival. This … Continue reading

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A new player in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm regulation

Post by Sarah Maddocks, Cardiff Metropolitan University Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a human pathogen commonly associated with lung infections in cystic fibrosis sufferers, and is emerging as the most prevalent cause of infection in burns patients. Multidrug-resistant strains of P. aeruginosa … Continue reading

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