Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, February 15th, 1999
Now, Chetankumar Tailor, PhD, and David Kabat, PhD, both of Oregon Health Sciences University, have uncloaked a mechanism used by certain leukemia viruses to attach themselves to a cell surface and then sneak into the cell's interior.
The same researchers have devised a way to rapidly clone human genes that encode receptors for selected viruses. Their study results, published in the February 1999 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could help uncover clues to the diagnosis and treatment of not only leukemia, but HIV and...
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