News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
Get Our FREE
Industry eNewsletter
email:    
   

Institut Pasteur in Shanghai and Paris Discover New Rhinovirus Genomes


8/11/2009 11:08:12 AM

ChinaBiot Today -- Researchers from Institut Pasteur in Shanghai and Paris, who have examined the genomes of rhinoviruses found in Shanghai children, found that individuals were often infected by combinations of different viruses. For the first time, the researchers found numerous recombinations in the genome of the newest virus type, rhinovirus-C. Because the rhinoviruses are combining in novel ways, the study warns a more virulent strain may ultimately emerge, one that is capable of “propagation of viruses that are better fit to their host and environment.” More details..

Read at ChinaBio Today

comments powered by Disqus
   

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES