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Scientists Unveil Structure of Adenovirus

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    Last Updated: August 29, 2010


    An anonymous reader contributes this snippet from Medical News Daily, which begins a story of some interesting medical detective work: “After more than a decade of research, Scripps Research Institute scientists have pieced together the structure of a human adenovirus—the largest complex ever determined at atomic resolution. The new findings about the virus, which causes respiratory, eye, and gastrointestinal infections, may lead to more effective gene therapy and to new anti-viral drugs.”

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