Medycyna Wet. 64 (10), 1176-1179, 2008
Larski Z.
Some new data concerning virology and immunology
Inhibition of HIV virions release from infected cell by tetherin may find application in AIDS therapy. Is polyomavirus an etiologic agent in human Merkel cell skin carcinoma? Viral and bacterial interactions in living tissues are more complicated than in sterile cell lines used as models. Inhibition of severe and fatal outbreaks of feline calicivirus infections by antisense morpholino oligomer. Hitherto unknown important role of mast cells in immunity and pathogenesis. Participation of complement in some diseases and search for complement-targeted therapeutics.
Keywords: HIV, carcinoma, feline calicivirus, mast cells, complement