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MMTV Virus Modell (Grafik © Institut für Virologie/Vetmeduni Vienna)  10

MMTV and HIV: Mechanisms of retroviral defence  10

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)  11

Dangerous eye worm spreading – including in Austria  11

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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Dreizehenmöwen-Pärchen (© Joel White)  12

First experimental evidence of a sexually transmitted infection in a wild animal population  12

The occurrence of sexually transmitted infections has been confirmed in a number of domestic animal species, and in some wild species in captivity....

(Web-Redaktion on 03/28/2019)

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Wolf im Kooperationsexperiment  13

Wolves lead, dogs follow – and both cooperate with humans  13

The statement is a bold one, especially as wolves have received a lot of negative attention in recent years. A recent study conducted by behavioural...

(Web-Redaktion on 03/13/2019)

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Mauspaar (Foto: © K.Thonhauser/Vetmeduni Vienna)  14

Pheromones and social status: Machos smell better  14

Male house mice are territorial and scent-mark their territories with urine – and dominant, territorial males have much greater reproductive success...

(Web-Redaktion on 03/08/2019)

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