by Gertrud U. Rey Long COVID is a chronic manifestation of SARS-CoV-2 infection, and it is most commonly characterized by lingering fatigue, brain fog, memory impairment, and confusion. Although it is unclear how the viral infection leads to long COVID, experts speculate that one or more of the following factors may contribute: an inability to …
Several new lines of evidence suggest that Epstein-Barr virus infection may be a risk factor for the development of multiple sclerosis.
Patrick Moore returns to TWiV to discuss the discovery from the Chang-Moore laboratory of circular RNAs in cells infected with herpesviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 530 (65 MB .mp3, 107 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Show notes at microbe.tv/twiv
The diversity of cellular RNA structure and function has progressed from the early days of molecular biology, when we thought only about mRNA, tRNA and ribosomal RNAs. Then RNA splicing was discovered along with the many small nuclear RNAs that mediate that process. Next came small interfering RNAs and microRNAs and long noncoding RNAs, master …
Episode #344 of the science show This Week in Virology was recorded at the Glasgow Science Festival microTALKS, where Vincent spoke with Ruth, Glen, and Esther about their research on viruses and Hodgkin lymphoma, adenovirus structure and entry into cells, and interactions between arthropod borne viruses and their hosts. You can find TWiV #344 at www.microbe.tv/twiv.
On episode #186 of the science show This Week in Virology, the TWiV chiefs tackle reader email about how to pronounce Buda, Texas, grinding tree stumps, and much more. You can find TWiV #186 at www.microbe.tv/twiv.