Sökning: "virus neutralization"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 42 avhandlingar innehållade orden virus neutralization.
Sammanfattning : Abstract Infectious diseases are a leading cause of death in sub-Saharan Africa, and in Rwanda diarrhea, lower respiratory and other common infections are linked to high mortality and morbidity. For children ... LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) infections in macaques are commonly used as models to study the pathogenesis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Both SIV and HIV normally use the CD4 receptor and an additional coreceptor for cell entry. The most common coreceptors used by HIV are CCR5 and CXCR4. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the major cause of parenterally transmitted non-A, non-B hepatitis, and is associated with chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Despite the screening of blood products nosocomial spread of HCV continues to occur. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The antiviral neutralizing activity of sera from primate lentivirus-infected human and monkey hosts was studied. In addition, factors affecting the neutralization reaction were investigated. In simian immunodeficiency virus (SIVsm)-infected macaque monkeys, SIVsm variants able to escape neutralization emerged regularly. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Antibodies are key players of the immune system in higher vertebrates, which provide a defense against potentially lethal threats from the environment. Besides their importance in the immune defense, antibodies have a great potential as reagents in biological chemistry and diagnostics, and as therapeutic agents against both infectious diseases and cancer. LÄS MER