Article published the October 4, 2018
Control and eradication of intestinal infections caused by protozoa are important biotechnological and medical challenges worldwide. The coccidial parasites Eimeria, Toxoplasma, Neospora and Cryptosporidium are the cause of serious diseases in humans and animals. Many of these intracellular protozoa affect the small intestine and produce devastating effects on immune compromised subjec ...
Article published the February 8, 2018
Avian influenza virus (AIV) is a member of the Orthomyxoviridae family, Influenzavirus A genus. AIV is characterized by its ability to undergo constant antigenic changes . AIV envelope contains two major glycoproteins, hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase (NA) . The HA/NA proteins play a key role during cellular infection. Different HA/NA combinations allow AIV subtype discriminati ...
Article published the January 4, 2018
The recent outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) virus in numerous countries in Asia and Africa and the increase in human cases demonstrate that influenza A viruses remain a global pandemic threat [1,2]. Worldwide, natural migrations of birds and commercialization of poultry product are considered two of the most important mechanisms of disease dispersion . Due to the ...
Article published the August 24, 2017
Article published the February 24, 2017
Avian Influenza (AI) virus belongs to the Orthomyxoviridae family, Influenzavirus A genus. This virus possesses eight segments of single-stranded RNA genome. Two of these segments encode for two important membrane glycoproteins, hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase (NA) , that play a key role during cellular infection. These two proteins are used for virus subtype classifica ...
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