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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.
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

Supercoiling and looping can transmit mechanical stress along the DNA backbone, shows study

Supercoiling and looping can transmit mechanical stress along the DNA backbone, shows study

Researchers identify new protein that may critically contribute to severe COVID-19

Researchers identify new protein that may critically contribute to severe COVID-19

Llamas' nanobodies could provide a new frontline treatment against Covid-19

Llamas' nanobodies could provide a new frontline treatment against Covid-19

Loss of natural HIV control preceded by functional impairment of T cells

Loss of natural HIV control preceded by functional impairment of T cells

Novel technique greatly increases the resolution of atomic force microscopy

Novel technique greatly increases the resolution of atomic force microscopy

Scientists discover two drugs that provide effective SARS-CoV-2 suppression

Scientists discover two drugs that provide effective SARS-CoV-2 suppression

Scientists shed light on the origins of Mimivirus and other giant viruses

Scientists shed light on the origins of Mimivirus and other giant viruses

Novel test detects HIV reservoir in patients more accurately

Novel test detects HIV reservoir in patients more accurately

Study advances CAR T cell therapy targeted at cancer

Study advances CAR T cell therapy targeted at cancer

SARS-CoV-2 can make itself unrecognizable to immune response by T-killer cells through mutations

SARS-CoV-2 can make itself unrecognizable to immune response by T-killer cells through mutations

Protein kinases may offer a solution to treat HIV patients with immunodeficiency

Protein kinases may offer a solution to treat HIV patients with immunodeficiency

New understanding of tumor microenvironment could help enhance immunotherapy

New understanding of tumor microenvironment could help enhance immunotherapy

Study suggests the need to characterize patient-specific responses to respiratory syncytial virus

Study suggests the need to characterize patient-specific responses to respiratory syncytial virus

Study reveals NLRP1 protein that serves as a sensor for invasive pathogens

Study reveals NLRP1 protein that serves as a sensor for invasive pathogens

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reduce antibody and inflammatory responses to COVID-19

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reduce antibody and inflammatory responses to COVID-19