vaccine design

Unearthing Of Antibodies Could Assist The Discovery Of An AIDS Vaccine


July 9th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A study on Science, published this Thursday, has declared that the American scientists have unearthed the most effectual HIV antibodies up to now. These could ... Read more...

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Antibodies that prevent HIV from infecting human cells found


July 9th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, researchers have discovered two potent human antibodies that can stop more than 90 percent of known global HIV strains from infecting human cells in ... Read more...

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Experimental vaccine protects monkeys from Ebola virus


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) An experimental vaccine protects monkeys from not only the two of the deadliest Ebola virus species, but also against a newer Ebola variant BEBOV, identified in 2007. Ebola symptoms ... Read more...

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Biological catch-22 prevents generation of HIV blocking antibodies


December 16th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): In the run to make an AIDS vaccine, scientists are caught in a biological catch-22 position that has prevented the induction of antibodies, which block the HIV virus.The ... Read more...

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Found: Antibodies to target HIV more effectively


September 5th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) The discovery of two powerful new HIV antibodies will help tackle HIV more effectively. Researchers will now try to exploit a newfound vulnerability on the virus to craft ... Read more...

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2 new antibodies may pave way for powerful AIDS vaccine


September 4th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 4 (ANI): In what may be called the discovery of an Achilles heel on the AIDS virus, researchers have found two powerful new antibodies to HIV, called PG9 and PG16, ... Read more...

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First detailed snaps of deadly gastrointestinal virus may help improve vaccine design


June 12th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Researchers at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in the US have for the first time reported detailed molecular snapshots of a deadly gastrointestinal virus, as it is caught ... Read more...

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Better way to develop vaccine against flu virus identified


May 13th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): By cashing-in on the interaction between a virus and antibodies that fight infection, Princeton University scientists may have discovered a better way to make a vaccine against the ... Read more...

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HIV beats our immune system by ‘innovative mutations’


February 28th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) The human immunodeficiency virus or HIV adapts so well to the body's immune system that any successful AIDS vaccine must keep pace with its ever mutating profile, researchers ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal how HIV adapts to escape immune response


February 28th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 28 (ANI): An international group of American and British scientists have found that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has the ability to adapt to the body''s defence system, which ... Read more...

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Scientists film live workings of immune system


December 4th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) Scientists using futuristic technology have filmed live one of the most exciting events in human innards - how a parasite infects an immune cell and spreads throughout the ... Read more...

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Aussie scientists film internal workings of immune system


December 4th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): With the help of multi-photon microscopy, scientists from Sydney''s Centenary Institute have successfully filmed the working of the bodys immune system.It would provide critical insights for future ... Read more...

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Yet another way HIV fools the immune system uncovered


July 22nd, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Partners AIDS Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital (PARC/MGH) have revealed another mechanism whereby HIV fools the immune system. According to them, when any ... Read more...

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Computational model shows how HIV escapes immune response


July 18th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): A novel computational model made by scientists in The Netherlands illustrates how HIV evades the immune system.Utrecht University researchers say that their study focuses on detailed interactions ... Read more...

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Researchers discover new way to boost the immune system


January 23rd, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a way to enhance the immune system, by manipulating it to increase its power and protect the body from successive viral infections.The study, led by ... Read more...

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Poxvirus’s evasive ability may raise hopes for new vaccine design


November 18th, 2007 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 18(ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that the cowpox virus, a much milder cousin of the deadly smallpox virus, can keep infected host ... Read more...

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