zika virus - The Latest Science

A surface-shaded depth cued representation of Zika Virus
viewed down the icosahedral two-fold axis​.
The glycosylation sites on the virus surface are colored red,
which may serve as an attachment site of the virus to host cells.

Image contributed by: Kuhn and Rossmann research groups, Purdue University, Indiana, USA.


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Papers of the month - April 2016:

Co-ordinated ocular development from human iPS cells and recovery of corneal function. Hayashi R. et al. (2016). Nature 531: 376-380.

Lens regeneration using endogenous stem cells with gain of visual function. Lin H. et al. (2016). Nature 531: 323-328.

A 3D bioprinting system to produce human-scale tissue constructs with structural integrity. Kang H-W. et al. (2016). Nature Biotechnolgy 34: 312-319.

Tumor-initiating cells differentiate to a more benign state when treated with drugs that activate protein kinase A. Pattabiraman DR. et al. (2016). Science 351(6277):aad3680.

Design and synthesis of a minimal bacterial genome. Hutchison CA. et al. (2016). 351(6280):aad6253.





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