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Study: Latest version of avian flu unlikely to cause pandemic
The avian H7N9 influenza virus that emerged earlier this year in China is poorly adapted for sustained transmission between humans, suggesting the current form of the virus is unlikely to cause a pandemic, according to a study.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
South China Morning Post
Avian influenza virus H7N9 has not yet acquired the changes needed to infect humans easily, says a study published last week in the journal Science .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
H7N9 Bird Flu Is Poorly Adapted for Infecting Humans
Avian influenza virus H7N9, which killed several dozen people in China earlier this year, has not yet acquired the changes needed to infect humans easily, according to a new study by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute .
SLAS Announces 9 Innovation Award Finalists
The annual SLAS Innovation Award recognizes extraordinary achievement in innovative laboratory science and technology.
Researchers inhibit brain production of beta-amyloid
A discovery by Emory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Scripps Research Institute scientists could lead to drugs that slow Alzheimer's disease progression.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Emerging bird flu strain is still poorly adapted for infecting humans, study reports
A study from The Scripps Research Institute showed that H7N9 is still mainly adapted for infecting birds, not humans.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
TSRI scientists discover natural mechanism that cells use to protect mitochondria
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a natural mechanism that cells use to protect mitochondria, the tiny but essential "power plants" that provide chemical energy for cells throughout the body.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Discover New Survival Mechanism for Stressed Mitochondria
December 3, 2013-Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a natural mechanism that cells use to protect mitochondria, the tiny but essential "power plants" that provide chemical energy for cells throughout the body.
Infection Control Today
Scientists Achieve Most Detailed Picture Ever of Key Part of Hepatitis C Virus
The new research on hepatitis C involved three separate laboratory groups at The Scripps Research Institute.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Protein Analysis Could Lead To Hepatitis C Vaccine
A hepatitis C vaccine is one step closer thanks to the efforts of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute , who have managed to discover unexpected structural features of a protein used by the virus to infect liver cells.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Achieve Most Detailed Picture...
November 28, 2013-Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have determined the most detailed picture yet of a crucial part of the hepatitis C virus, which the virus uses to infect liver cells.
Scripps Research Institute scientists achieve most detailed picture ever of key part of hepatitis C
This is the new picture of hepatitis C's E2 protein, which the virus uses to infect liver cells, will aid in the design of a vaccine against the disease.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Studies in the Area of DNA Research Reported from Scripps Research Institute
We use gold nanocrystal labels combined with small angle X-ray scattering to develop, test, and apply a method to follow DNA conformations acting in the Escherichia coli mismatch repair system in solution."
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Activated Protein C Analog Protects From Ischemic Stroke and Extends...
From the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA ; ZZ Biotech Research Laboratory, Rochester, NY ; Department of Neurology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA ; and Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA .
Uptown San Diego Examiner
Daily Business Report-Nov. 25, 2013
The Scripps Research Institute and Nikon Instruments Inc. have opened the Nikon Center of Excelence, allowing the opportunity for TSRI researchers to probe more deeply and clearly into the microscopic elements of cells.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Universal influenza vaccine potentially in sight
The structure of hemagglutinin, a molecule on the flu virus, lets it invade your body's cells.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Nucleic Acids Research
Directed evolution of the Tale N-terminal domain for recognition of all 5' bases
General guidelines for design of TALE DNA-binding domains suggest that the 5a 2-most base of the DNA sequence bound by the TALE should be a thymine.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Researchers Capture Structure of Key Part of Deadly Nipah Virus
What began as a summer internship project designed for an undergraduate student evolved into a one-year study of one of the deadliest, but little known viruses.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Researchers capture structure of key part of deadly Nipah virus
Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have found the structure of a key protein in the Nipah virus, which could pave the way for the development of a much-needed antiviral drug.