Research progresses in the three-dimensional interaction between the virus and the host genome

A recent study was published in Journal of Medical Virology He reviewed current progress in 3D interactions between the host and the viral genome. Stady: When 3D genomics technology meets viral infections, including SARS-CoV-2. Image Credit: background Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), the genetic material, is neatly folded into large-scale, condensed structures called chromosomes, which are … Read more

Giant viruses called “jumbo phages” can help us fight antibiotic resistance

As antibiotic-resistant bacteria become increasingly difficult to defeat, consulting those who were in battle with our ancient enemy long before our appearance makes perfect sense. Viruses So-called phages collide with bacteria long before we even existed. So researchers from the University of California, San Diego, took a closer look at some of the lesser-studied jumbo … Read more

Study shows how genetic sequencing helps untangle the subtle tangles of traditional Chinese medicine’s effects

TCM has one of the longest histories of any herbal system known to man. And it has a thick bundle of recent research behind it. Much TCM research is confused from the Western point of view The problem with most of this research, at least from a Western perspective, is that the material being studied … Read more

The study found that the genome of the fruit fly contains the complete genomes of a type of bacteria

The Drosophila genome is not only made up of Drosophila DNA—at least of one species of Drosophila. New research from the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Institute of Genomic Sciences (IGS) (UMSOM) shows that a single species of Drosophila contains the complete genomes of a type of bacteria, making this finding the largest transfer … Read more