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Weird and wonderful microbes - Viruses and prions


Bacteriophages: nature's most successful experiment (November 2008)

Human endogenous retroviruses: from ancestral pathogens to bona fide genes (February 2008)

Interferon: the early days (November 2007)

Viruses and interferon - 50 years on (November 2007)

Chemokines, receptors and virus infection (November 2007)

Evolution in action: a virological experiment of long duration (February 2007)

Virus systematics: taxonomy for the tiny (November 2006)

Viruses and intracellular movement (August 2006)

Influenza vaccines (February 2006)

An introduction to viruses and cancer (Aug 2005)

Human papillomaviruses and cancer (Aug 2005)

Killer into cure - oncolytic viruses (Aug 2005)

'Broken' tulips and Tulip breaking virus (May 2005)

RNA viruses - evolution in action (November 2004)

Does West Nile virus pose a threat to the UK? (Nov 2003)

Seal distemper outbreak 2002 (Nov 2003)

The significance of genetic control in TSEs (Nov 2003)

Prions in the wild: CWD in deer and elk (Nov 2003)

SARS coronavirus: in context (August 2003)

Viruses of marine eukaryotic plankton (Nov 2002)

Herpesvirus - from the cradle to the grave (Nov 2001)

Viruses - the smallest and most abundant 'life' forms in the oceans (Nov 2000)

The twilight zones of microbiology - prions, infectious RNAs and other curiosities (Nov 2000)

Last updated 27 February 2009