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Für das sogenannte Fallenmodell wurde die Fruchtfliege (Drosophila melanogaster) verwendet. Foto © Markus Riedl  10

Deleterious DNA often falls into a trap  10

The uncontrolled proliferation of transposable elements (TEs), short sequences of “parasitic” DNA, could lead to the extinction of numerous animal...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/29/2019)

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Europäischer Feldhase (Lepus europaeus) Foto ©Tatiana AdobeStock  11

What gives hares a stomach ache  11

Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are being described with increasing frequency in the European brown hare. These are often due to changes in the...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/25/2019)

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MMTV Virus Modell (Grafik © Institut für Virologie/Vetmeduni Vienna)  12

MMTV and HIV: Mechanisms of retroviral defence  12

Humans possess a variety of highly effective innate immunity factors. These include the so-called APOBEC3 proteins, which play an important role in...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/10/2019)

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Thelazia callipaeda - "orientalischer Augenwurm" (Foto © Georg Duscher/Vetmeduni Vienna)  13

Dangerous eye worm spreading – including in Austria  13

In recent decades, the oriental eye worm has been increasingly found in pets and humans in Europe. Until now, however, this causative agent of eye...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/08/2019)

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