Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is found in the brain cells of approximately 90% of the world’s population and leads to cold sores, recurrent eye infections, genital lesions, and in rare … Continue Reading Study shows how the herpes simplex virus reactivates in neurons.
The immune system is a system of many biological structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease. To function properly, an immune system must detect a wide variety … Continue Reading In world’s first, immune cells imaged responding to infection at the same time.
More than 60 percent of the world’s population is infected with a type of herpes virus called human cytomegalovirus. The virus replicates by commandeering the host cell’s metabolism but the … Continue Reading Researchers identify previously unknown mechanism of infection by herpes cytomegalovirus.
A new study from researchers from the University of Colorado links the virus that causes chicken pox and shingles to a condition that inflames blood vessels on the temples and … Continue Reading Researchers link chicken pox virus to giant cell arteritis.
A team of scientists, led by researchers at The Wistar Institute, has found that an infection with herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) causes rearrangements in telomeres, small stretches of DNA … Continue Reading Researchers map previously unseen herpes-telomere interaction.