Month: April 2017

Month: April 2017

Can a viral infection induce Celiac Disease?
According to an article published in Science, the website of American Association for the Advancement of Science,  human reovirus orally infected resulted in an immune response against gluten and led to symptoms of celiac disease in the rodents. Reoviruses, avirulent pathogen commonly infect humans...
'Central Dogma' of Genetics defied by Octopuses and Squids
Genetic information is transmitted relatively faithfully from DNA to RNA, and on into proteins in most of the organisms. But scientists have noted previously that some cephalopods — the class of molluscs that includes octopuses and squid — make extensive use of enzymes to edit their RNA, producing...