Bacterial genomes generally contain a single chromosome and one or more extrachromosal elements such as plasmids. The initiation of bacterial chromosome...
Scientists from the Institut Pasteur and the CNRS have identified two new strains of the HTLV-4 virus in two hunters who were bitten by gorillas in Gabon....
The response to infection is highly variable from one individual to another. The Milieu Intérieur consortium, coordinated by Prof. Matthew Albert (...
Scientists studying hundreds of genome sequences of the rabies virus at the Institut Pasteur have shown that two major viral types – bat rabies and dog rabies...
How investigating the population biology of Listeria is ushering in a new era in listeriosis surveillance
By investigating the genome sequence of an international collection of strains of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, two Institut Pasteur scientists, Sylvain...
Esrrb transcription factor plays a key role in maintaining stem cell identity even after countless divisions
How is it that embryonic stem cells are able to divide over and over again without ever losing their identity? Scientists from the Institut Pasteur have...
Scientists from the Institut Pasteur, in collaboration with the Institut Gustave-Roussy, have identified two bacterial species naturally present in the body,...
An international coalition of scientists* involving teams from the Institut Pasteur, has revealed that adaptive mutations to the Ebola virus occurred during...
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The major challenge facing physicians treating Alzheimer's is the ability to detect markers of the disease as early as possible. These markers, located in the...
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Africans and Europeans have genetically different immune systems... and Neanderthals had something to do with it
The immune system can be highly active in some people but much less effective in others. This has major implications for the protection of the organism against...