Researchers who reported that delivering the human ACE2 protein into mouse airway cells creates COVID-19 models have released their findings to allow other scientists to make their own models.
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Two studies reveal the importance of timing in Huntington’s disease interventions and demonstrate interleukin-6 may play a protective role.
The vaccine candidate protected all murine models from a lethal MERS infection and could also be effective against the SARS-CoV-2 virus causing COVID-19.
A novel approach to better understand a basic defence mechanism of the immune system has been developed using the ISG15 protein which could lead to novel antimicrobial drugs.
A small-molecule drug is one of the first to preserve hearing in a mouse model of an inherited form of progressive human deafness, report investigators at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).
As CRISPR-Cas9 starts to move into clinical trials, a new study has found that the gene-editing technology can introduce hundreds of unintended mutations into the genome.