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  • 29.06.2007

    Chikungunya: virus target cells identified

    Researchers from the Institut Pasteur and CNRS have identified for the first time the target cells of the Chikungunya virus disease (the "stooped man's disease"), which is currently breaking out in India and Gabon. Their results,...

    Keywords : Chikungunya

  • 22.06.2007

    Rabies in the bat

    The largest active surveillance study of rabies in bats ever performed was carried out by researchers from the Institut Pasteur and from the University of Barcelona in Spain. This study, published in 'PLoS ONE', enabled the evaluation of...

    Keywords : rabies

  • 15.05.2007

    Identification of a susceptibility gene for autism

    A group of the Pasteur Institute has identified a new susceptibility gene for autism. The key role of this gene in melatonin synthesis sheds light on this complex condition. This work is published in the journal Molecular...

    Keywords : Autism

  • 03.05.2007

    The brain and chronic exposure to nicotine

    Researchers from the Institut Pasteur associated with the CNRS, collaborating with scientists from the Karolinksa Institute (Stockholm) and the University of Bordeaux 1, have analysed the subtle balance between various types of nicotinic...

    Keywords : brain

  • 25.04.2007

    Cerebral malaria: towards a prognostic test?

    Researchers from the Institut Pasteur and the CNRS, in collaboration with clinicians in Gabon, recently conducted a study on cerebral malaria in Plasmodium falciparum infected children. Results from this research, published today in...

    Keywords : paludisme - neuropaludisme