Alphavirus

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Alphavirus
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Recombinant vectors

This disclosure provides recombinant replication competent retroviral vectors having increased stability. The disclosure further relates compositions and uses of such vectors in the treatment of disease and disorders.Description of the InventionTECHNICAL ... [Published PharmCast - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Equine vector-borne diseases: Combating Eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile virus

Whether you live in an endemic area or your veterinary clients travel to high-risk destinations, familiarize yourself with these preventable arboviruses.Horses kept near stagnant ponds are at risk for West Nile virus, which is transmitted by mosquitoes ... [Published Bridle & Bit - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Salmon Confidential, a fish out of water

Salmon Confidential, a documentary by Twyla Roscovich -SalmonConfidential.caIn early March of this year, documentarian Twyla Roscovich released a feature film titled Salmon Confidential. The documentary takes a polemic approach to salmon farming in British ... [Published Canadian Content - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Chikungunya Virus in the Americas — What a Vectorborne Pathogen Can Do

In December 2013, the first local transmission of chikungunya virus in the Western Hemisphere was reported, beginning with autochthonous cases in Saint Martin. Since then, local transmission has been reported in 31 countries or territories throughout ... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Viral adjuvants

The present invention provides viral adjuvants for enhancing an immune response to an immunogen. In particular embodiments, the viral adjuvant is an alphavirus adjuvant or a Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis viral adjuvant. Also provided are compositions ... [Published Free Patents Online - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

23 chikkungunya cases confirmed in Iloilo

August 29,2014 01:12 AMBy: Louine Hope ConservaTHE province of Iloilo has officially reported 23 cases of chikungunya in six affected municipalities, according to the Provincial Health Office (PHO).Dr. Ma. Socorro Colmenares-Quiñon, assistant PHO chief, ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

[Comment] Chikungunya virus and arthritic disease

Chikungunya virus is a mosquito-borne alphavirus that has recently emerged in several explosive epidemics, causing febrile illness that can progress to painful and debilitating rheumatic disease. The virus continues to spread globally. Based on recent ... [Published Lancet Infectious Diseases - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-TSG101 antibodies and their uses for treatment of viral infections

The present invention provides antibodies that bind to the C-terminal region of TSG101. The invention also provides methods of using the TSG101 antibodies for the treatment of viral infections, including HIV and Ebola virus infection.Description of the ... [Published PharmCast - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

MarketVIEW: Ross River Virus vaccines

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MarketVIEW: Ross River Virus vaccineshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/marketview_ross_river_virus_vaccines.htmlRoss River Virus (RRV) is ... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jul 07 2014]
Entities: Virus, Vaccine, Alphavirus
First reported May 27 2014 - Updated May 27 2014 - 1 reports

Gene therapy vectors and cytosine deaminases

This disclosure provides modified cytosine deaminases (CDs). The disclosure further relates to cells and vector expressing or comprising such modified CDs and methods of using such modified CDs in the treatment of disease and disorders.Description of ... [Published PharmCast - May 27 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Lentiviral gene transfer vectors and their medicinal applications

The present invention relates to the design of gene transfer vectors and especially provides lentiviral gene transfer vectors suitable for either a unique administration or for iterative administration in a host, and to their medicinal application (such ... [Published PharmCast - May 13 2014]
Entities: Vector, Protein, Genome

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The MIT/ICBP siRNA Database http:(//)web.mit.edu/sirna/-- "The MIT [Massachusetts Institute of Technology]/ICBP [Integrative Cancer Biology Program] siRNA Database is a university-wide effort to catalog these experimentally validated reagents and make that information available to other researchers, both within and outside the MIT community. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)."
...Dr. Routledge follows on with another ridiculous statement which I will paraphrase "Nobody knows what happens when you introduce a virus into a naive population. It might be totally benign, or it might be devastating like small pox" . He refers to the arrival of small pox in indigenous populations when North America was being settled...
...Pepsin digests an antibody below the disulfide linkages in the hinge region to produce a F(ab) "2 fragment of the antibody which is a dimer of the Fab composed of a light chain joined to a VH-CHI by a disulfide bond. The F(ab)" 2 may be reduced under mild conditions to break the disulfide linkage in the hinge region thereby converting the F(ab)'2 dimer to a Fab' monomer

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Recombinant vectors [Published PharmCast - Sep 21 2014]
Equine vector-borne diseases: Combating Eastern... [Published Bridle & Bit - Sep 15 2014]
Salmon Confidential, a fish out of water [Published Canadian Content - Sep 08 2014]
Chikungunya Virus in the Americas — What a Vect... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Sep 04 2014]
Viral adjuvants [Published Free Patents Online - Sep 02 2014]
23 chikkungunya cases confirmed in Iloilo [Published The Daily Guardian - Aug 28 2014]
[Comment] Chikungunya virus and arthritic disease [Published Lancet Infectious Diseases - Aug 26 2014]
Anti-TSG101 antibodies and their uses for treat... [Published PharmCast - Aug 19 2014]
MarketVIEW: Ross River Virus vaccines [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jul 07 2014]
Gene therapy vectors and cytosine deaminases [Published PharmCast - May 27 2014]
Lentiviral gene transfer vectors and their medi... [Published PharmCast - May 13 2014]
BH : Chikungunya Outbreak / Caribean Area / Ang... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Feb 12 2014]
Biological Hazard - Caribean Area - Anguilla [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Feb 12 2014]
Trick that aids viral infection is identified [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jan 30 2014]
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MarketVIEW: Ross River Virus vaccines [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jul 07 2014]
LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MarketVIEW: Ross River Virus vaccineshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/marketview_ross_river_virus_vaccines.htmlRoss River Virus (RRV) is ...
BH : Chikungunya Outbreak / Caribean Area / Ang... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Feb 12 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140212-42653-AIA Date / time: 12/02/2014 04:23:45 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Chikungunya Outbreak Area: Caribean Area Country: Anguilla Description: The Ministry of Health wishes to advise that four (4) more ...
Biological Hazard - Caribean Area - Anguilla [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Feb 12 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140212-42653-AIA Date / time: 12/02/2014 04:23:45 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: Caribean Area Country: Anguilla State/County: Location: [Nationwide] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
Trick that aids viral infection is identified [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jan 30 2014]
Fred Murphy, Sylvia Whitfield/CDC Scientists have discovered a defense system — built into some viruses — that may be vulnerable to treatment. The researchers studied alphaviruses similar to the Eastern equine encephalitis virus, pictured above in red. ...
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