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Genotypic and Pathotypic Characterization of Newcastle Disease Viruses from India
Newcastle disease virus (NDV) is an avian paramyxovirus that causes significant economic losses to the poultry industry in most parts of the world. The susceptibility of a wide variety of avian species coupled with ...
Changes in Gene Expression and Cellular Architecture in an Ovarian Cancer Progression Model
Background Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women. Early stage disease often remains undetected due the lack of symptoms and reliable biomarkers. The identification of early genetic changes ...
Chemical modification of L-glutamine to alpha-amino glutarimide on autoclaving facilitates Agrobacterium infection of host and non-host plants: A new use of a known compound
Background Accidental autoclaving of L-glutamine was found to facilitate the Agrobacterium infection of a non host plant like tea in an earlier study. In the present communication, we elucidate the structural changes in ...
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center News
(Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, 2011)
Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis E virus infections in Shanghai, China
Background Hepatitis E virus (HEV) causes acute or fulminant hepatitis in humans and is an important public health concern in many developing countries. China has a high incidence of HEV epidemics, with at least three ...
Serological response of cats to experimental besnoitia darlingi and besnoitia neotomofelis infections and prevalence of antibodies to these parasites in cats from Virginia and Pennsylvania
(American Society of Parasitology, 2011-04)
Besnoitia darlingi and Besnoitia neotomofelis are cyst-forming tissue apicomplexan parasites that use domestic cats (Felis domesticus) as definitive hosts and opossums (Didelphis virginiana) and Southern Plains woodrats ...
Evaluation of Five Antischizophrenic Agents Against Toxoplasma gondii in Human Cell Cultures
(American Society of Parasitology, 2011-02-01)
An increasing interest in the association of the presence of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii and the development of schizophrenia in patients has been generated over the last several years. Some antischizophrenia agents ...
A Review: competence, compromise, and concomitance-reaction of the host cell to toxoplasma gondii infection and development
(American Society of Parasitology, 2011-08)
Toxoplasma gondii is an important zoonotic parasite with a worldwide distribution. It infects about one-third of the world's population, causing serious illness in immunosuppressed individuals, fetuses, and infants. ...
Restricted Enzooticity of Hepatitis E Virus Genotypes 1 to 4 in the United States
(American Society for Microbiology, 2011-10-12)
Hepatitis E is recognized as a zoonosis, and swine are known reservoirs, but how broadly enzootic its causative agent, hepatitis E virus (HEV), is remains controversial. To determine the prevalence of HEV infection in ...