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Discovery of mechanism that enables herpes viruses to access cellular building blocks Around 60 to 90 percent of all adults carry the human cytomegalovirus, or human betaherpesvirus 5. In healthy people, an infection with the virus usually has very few or no symptoms. However, the virus can have se...

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Mediziner entdecken Zelltyp, der Entzündungsschübe bei Darmerkrankungen auslöst Mehr als 400.000 Menschen in Deutschland sind von den chronisch-entzündlichen Darmerkrankungen Morbus Crohn oder Colitis ulcerosa betroffen. Die Erkrankungen verlaufen in Schüben und führen zu einer Zerstörung des Darmg...

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‘Traffic jams’ can also occur in the brain and they can be damaging. Researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg(FAU) have been able to confirm that this is the case. They have been able to prove that disrupted transportation routes in nerve cells are a significant cause of Park...