Vol 3, Issue 105
A neutralizing human monoclonal antibody can fully protect nonhuman primates from disease after a lethal Hendra virus challenge.
A Sonic hedgehog–Smoothened signaling agonist can protect against brain injury in mice caused by glucocorticoids, which are given to treat chronic lung disease in preterm infants.
Glucocorticoid exposure in preterm newborns is associated with impaired cerebellar development, pointing to a modifiable risk factor for improving motor and cognitive outcomes after premature birth.
A study using deep sequencing to characterize transposon libraries demonstrates that cholesterol catabolism genes are essential for growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.