Diabetes & Viruses - Update
Last week I attended the nPOD meeting in Fort Lauderdale.
Here are two papers of general interest:
One on virus sequencing methods, applications, perspectives (instructive for typing diabetes-associated enteroviruses.
The other on picornavirus replication: PLA2G16 facilitates the transfer of picornavirus genomes from Galectin-positive vesicles into the cytoplasm, thus favouring genome expression. The motion could be of use in constructing cells capable of replicating defective enteroviruses. - Starling, Shimona (2017) 'Competing Membrane Proteins Regulate Picornavirus Genome Delivery' In Nature Reviews Biology 15 132-133
Yours, Antonio --
Antonio Toniolo, MD, FAMH Ordinario di Microbiologia Medica Università dell'Insubria, Dip. Biotecnologie e Scienze della Vita Varese, Italy