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UBC graduate student finds "start--stop switch" for retroviruses

Discussion in 'XMRV Testing, Treatment and Transmission' started by richvank, Apr 9, 2010.

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    creekfeet Sockfeet

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    Wow, thanks, Rich!

    Okay, scientist types: if a switch can be turned to START to make retroviruses kill cancer cells, can it be turned to STOP when the retrovirus itself is causing disease, as in AIDS and possibly in ME/CFS? I'm probably oversimplifying the relationship of retroviruses to cancer and to AIDS but to this lay mind under cognitive attack by ME/CFS, it makes sense.
     
  3. Kati

    Kati Patient in training

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    Heh! This is in my neck of woods! :rolleyes::D:victory:
     
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    Is this Canada week?

    Now we just need to hear from Jolicouer & Stein. Oh - and maybe Dr Carruthers could come out of retirement. And maybe the HIV Research Center could start doing some type of clinical trial with WPI.
     
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    usedtobeperkytina Senior Member

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    Someone is going to become a doctor.

    Tina
     
  6. julius

    julius Watchoo lookin' at?

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    Someone may get a nobel prize!!
     
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    This may be relevant here since this was just published regarding the methylation state in regards to autism.

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/04/100408123245.htm

     

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