Immunologists unravel battle plans of deadly coronaviruses

Journal Reference: Yamei Zhang, Siobhan Gargan, Fiona M. Roche, Matthew Frieman, Nigel J. Stevenson. Inhibition of the IFN-α JAK/STAT Pathway by MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV-1 Proteins in Human Epithelial Cells. Viruses, 2022; 14 (4): 667 DOI: 10.3390/v14040667 The immunologists, led by Dr Nigel Stevenson, Assistant Professor in Viral Immunology at Trinity, have discovered how SARS and … Read more

A new way to disarm antibiotic resistance in deadly bacteria

Journal Reference: Nikol Kaderabkova, R Christopher D Furniss, Declan Barker, Patricia Bernal, Evgenia Maslova, Amanda AA Antwi, Helen E McNeil, Hannah L Pugh, Laurent Dortet, Jessica MA Blair, Gerald Larrouy-Maumus, Ronan R McCarthy, Diego Gonzalez, Despoina AI Mavridou. Breaking antimicrobial resistance by disrupting extracytoplasmic protein folding. eLife, 2022; 11 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.57974 A team of researchers … Read more

Potential new treatment for deadly blood cancer

Journal Reference: Avik Dutta, Dipmoy Nath, Yue Yang, Bao T. Le, Golam Mohi. CDK6 is a therapeutic target in myelofibrosis. Cancer Research, 2021; canres.0590.2021 DOI: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-21-0590 The drug, palbociclib, may be able to prevent the scarring of bone marrow that existing treatments for myelofibrosis cannot. This scarring disrupts the marrow’s production of blood cells and … Read more

Size doesn’t matter: Rock composition determines how deadly a meteorite impact is

Journal Reference: M.J. Pankhurst, C.J. Stevenson, B.C. Coldwell. Meteorites that produce K-feldspar-rich ejecta blankets correspond to mass extinctions. Journal of the Geological Society, 2021; jgs2021-055 DOI: 10.1144/jgs2021-055 The earth has been bombarded by meteorites throughout its long history. Meteorite impacts generate atmospheric dust and cover the Earth’s surface with debris and have long been considered … Read more

Marijuana customers’ risk of deadly complication doubles after rare type of bleeding stroke

Marijuana customers’ risk of deadly complication doubles after rare type of bleeding stroke – NovLink Home Mash P Marijuana customers’ risk of deadly complication doubles after rare type of bleeding stroke We would love to give thanks to the writer of this short article for this incredible content Marijuana customers’ risk of deadly complication doubles … Read more

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