A*STAR researchers have identified four peptide sequences that distinguish the Zika virus from other flaviviruses, with implications for diagnostics and vaccine development.
The antiviral protein Viperin keeps immune cells in check to prevent joint swelling during chikungunya virus infection.
Deciphering the immune response in mosquitoes to the O’nyong nyong virus may lead to new broad-spectrum antiviral targets.
A subset of skin-resident immune cells secrete the protein VEGFα to help mount a robust response to bacterial invasion.
Nerve bundles and blood vessels each have their own specific subtypes of macrophages.
role discovered for a well-known gene in the survival of white blood