Scientists have felt there is hope for the tree since discovering infected, but still alive, American chestnuts in Michigan and several other states in the late 1970s (see Infecting
an Infection sidebar).
Even more dramatic, Hutt-Fletcher and Borza found that Epstein-Barr virus grown inside epithelial cells is 30 to 100 times more efficient at infecting
B cells than is virus grown in B cells themselves.
Its unusual ability to overcome the numerous challenges of infecting
and reproducing inside such a wide range of creatures has long intrigued scientists, and now researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified two of the proteins critical to its ability to thrive.
SoBig carries an attachment that, if opened, instructs the infected computer to communicate with other host computers, further infecting
Nematoda), a new non-encapsulated species from crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus) in Zimbabwe also infecting
It can't stop someone from getting the virus but it will stop viruses from entering or leaving your network and infecting
the rest of the organization," noted Ositis.
pylori and that the bacterium hasn't had a long history of infecting
humans, says Graham.
Therefore, our result showed that TSV was incapable of infecting
Hep-2 and Vero cell lines.
A, it sends itself over infecting
it with Doomjuice too.