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The success of viruses is explained, at least in part, by the acquisition of viral genes during evolution that antagonize the host immune response.
This is because influenza viruses, like many other viruses, encode mechanisms to evade and antagonize the IFN[alpha]/[beta] response (14).
With respect to NS1, viral strains from different animal hosts likely have NS1 genes adapted to antagonize the IFN[alpha]/[beta] system of their specific host species.
Friday: Brittany antagonizes Josh because she thinks his attention has turned to Jamie.
One major problem in chemotherapeutic treatment is the induction of chemoresistance, which antagonizes the apoptosis of cancer cells.
Prostaglandin E-1 antagonizes blood clot formation by preventing platelets from sticking together.
Sitaxsentan is a small molecule that antagonizes the action of endothelin, a potent mediator of blood vessel constriction and growth of smooth muscle in vascular walls.
Sitaxsentan is a small molecule that antagonizes, or blocks, the action of endothelin, which is a potent mediator of blood vessel constriction and of the growth of smooth muscle in vascular walls.
It has potent inhibition effects on smooth muscle cell migration, antagonizes platelet aggregation and fibrin binding in and around the stent structure and has potent anti-inflammatory qualities.