During investigations into the tropical disease Buruli ulcer, researchers have instead identified a promising new avenue for potential treatments for multiple myeloma.
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News from the Pasteur Institute in France reports on how multi organisational efforts of numerous research institutes enabled the scientific community to gain key insight into the Omicron variant, facilitating a rapid life-saving response.
A new conjugate vaccine has shown promise at protecting mice against the effects of cytokines associated with asthma.
Using newly developed assays, researchers have characterised the antibody response of individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2.
Scientists have visualised the spatial and temporal distribution of neural stem cell activation in zebrafish models.
Using cryogenic electron microscopy, scientists have observed the interaction between antibodies and their target molecules, providing information that could be utilised in the development of synthetic antibodies.
A team of researchers has analysed how SARS-CoV-2 hijacks the proteins in its host cells to aid replication and infect nearby cells.
Researchers have discovered the most effective molecules to target DNA methylation from Plasmodium parasites, having shown success in pre-clinical trials.
Researchers have found that the FHL1 protein plays a key role in chikungunya virus replication and pathogenesis.
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