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Virology is the study of viruses and virus-like agents: their structure, classification and evolution, their ways to infect and exploit cells for virus reproduction, the diseases they cause, the techniques to isolate and culture them, and their use in research and therapy.
Researchers utilize AI to reveal hitherto unknown 3D structures in rotavirus spike protein

Researchers utilize AI to reveal hitherto unknown 3D structures in rotavirus spike protein

$750,000 partnership grant supports the development of portable biosensors for detecting foodborne contaminants

$750,000 partnership grant supports the development of portable biosensors for detecting foodborne contaminants

Intracellular microbiota promote cell survival during tumor progression

Intracellular microbiota promote cell survival during tumor progression

Combining organoids and microfluidics to study how the immune system responds to hepatitis C

Combining organoids and microfluidics to study how the immune system responds to hepatitis C

Researchers use specific enzymes to tear down viral RNA

Researchers use specific enzymes to tear down viral RNA

Human nose organoids reveal the first events of SARS-CoV-2 and RSV infection

Human nose organoids reveal the first events of SARS-CoV-2 and RSV infection

A simple route for synthesizing fungal compound and its derivatives

A simple route for synthesizing fungal compound and its derivatives

Omicron variant found to be less effective at blocking cellular defense mechanism against viruses

Omicron variant found to be less effective at blocking cellular defense mechanism against viruses

Virologists identify a dual-action drug effective against SARS-CoV-2

Virologists identify a dual-action drug effective against SARS-CoV-2

Researchers discover a key mechanism used by Zika virus to evade cell’s antiviral response

Researchers discover a key mechanism used by Zika virus to evade cell’s antiviral response

Researchers grow intestinal organoids to study why bats infected with viruses do not succumb to diseases

Researchers grow intestinal organoids to study why bats infected with viruses do not succumb to diseases

COVID-19 virus spreads through cell-to-cell transmission

COVID-19 virus spreads through cell-to-cell transmission

Depixus Raises EUR 30.6M (USD 35.4M) in Series A Financing

Depixus Raises EUR 30.6M (USD 35.4M) in Series A Financing

Scientists unravel the structure of octopus-like Lassa viral polymerase

Scientists unravel the structure of octopus-like Lassa viral polymerase

People previously infected by Chikungunya virus may develop partial immunity to Mayaro virus

People previously infected by Chikungunya virus may develop partial immunity to Mayaro virus

Viral RNA undergoes conformational changes to hijack host cells, says study

Viral RNA undergoes conformational changes to hijack host cells, says study

Torquetenovirus in people infected by SARS-CoV-2 can be used as a marker of disease severity

Torquetenovirus in people infected by SARS-CoV-2 can be used as a marker of disease severity

Metabolic restoration could provide natural protection against HIV

Metabolic restoration could provide natural protection against HIV

Study identifies highly potent monoclonal antibody against all SARS-CoV-2 variants

Study identifies highly potent monoclonal antibody against all SARS-CoV-2 variants

Study: Sex matters when it comes to susceptibility to infections and other health conditions

Study: Sex matters when it comes to susceptibility to infections and other health conditions