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any of a group of viruses that contain two single-strand linear RNA molecules per virion and reverse transcriptase (RNA to DNA)

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increased interleukin-2/interferon-gamma with concomitant decreased interleukin-4/ interleukin-10 cytokine production (AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses, 12:11, p.
Other retroviruses known to infect primates include simian type D retrovirus, simian T-cell lymphotropic virus, and simian foamy virus (SFV).
Although he remains skeptical about the importance articles in the spread of the AIDS virus, Sunduquist says he's intrigue by another proposition that Gould and Hildreth the floated: Exosomes may have spawned retroviruses, such as HIV.
The 12th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, February 22-25, 2005, in Boston, has nine different deadlines, three of them on November 23: Community Educator Program Applications, Community Press Applications, and International Scholarship Applications.
He presented the findings at the 10th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston last month.
The company also publishes AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, the leading scientific peer-review research journal that covers the study of retrovirus-associated diseases with an emphasis on HIV.
The results were already known because they had been presented at the 2004 Retroviruses conference (abstracts #110 and #112).
Retroviruses seem promising as vectors because they're efficient at getting genes into cells and the human immune system doesn't usually react strongly to them.
Feline leukemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus are two of the most deadly retroviruses affecting cats.
December 5, 2003; volume 17, number 18, pages 2623-2627 (first presented at 9th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, February 2002).
Certain retroviruses, which carry genetic information in RNA instead of DNA, display elevated activity in the central nervous systems of nearly 30 percent of young adults hospitalized for the first time with schizophrenia, according to a report in the April 10 PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES.
AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses is a highly respected peer-reviewed research journal that covers the study of retrovirus-associated diseases with emphasis on HIV.
The researchers presented their findings at the Retroviruses conference (February 8-11, 2004 in San Francisco), and published a full report on March 15.
Like other viruses, retroviruses must sneak their genetic material into cells and command a cell's internal machinery to replicate themselves.
The results most important to physicians from the 11th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (February 8-11, 2004) have been presented as in CME (Continuing Medical Education) training modules by Clinical Care Options.