17th International Conference on Human Retroviruses: HTLV and Related Viruses, Trois Ilets, Martinique,(FWI). 18-21 June 2015
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Published: 28 August 2015
The 17th International Conference on Human Retrovirology: HTLV and Related Retroviruses took place in Trois Ilets, Martinque (FWI) from June 18th to June 21th, 2015. The main topic covered during the meeting was human T-lymphotropic viruses (HTLVs) and was subdivided in distinct sessions: clinical research, animal models, immunology, molecular and cellular biology, and virology. The following abstracts were presented.
- Filippone C, Betsem E, Tortevoye P, Cassar O, Bassot S, Froment A, Fontanet A, Gessain A: A severe bite from a non-human primate is a major risk factor for HTLV-1 infection in hunters from Central Africa. Clin Infect Dis. 2015, doi: 10.1093/cid/civ145Google Scholar
- Billioux BJ, Massoud R, Ohayon J, Cortese I, Ratner L, Caruso B, Johnson K, Alahata Y, Jacobson S: Pilot Study of Raltegravir, an Integra se Inhibitor, in HT LV-1 Associated Myelopathy/Tropical Spastic Paraparesis (HAM/TSP). J Neurovirol. 2015, 21 (Suppl 1): Abstract P17Google Scholar
- Anderson M, Lepene B, Ohayon J, Kasanchi F, Jacobson S: Detection of Human T-cell Lymphotropic Virus Type I proteins in exosomes from HAM/TSP patient CSF by novel nanotrap technology. J Neurovirol. 2015, 21 (Suppl 1): Abstract P4Google Scholar
- Choi YB, Harhaj EW: HTLV-1 Tax Stabilizes MCL-1 via TRAF6-Dependent K63-Linked Polyubiquitination to Promote Cell Survival and Transformation. PLoS Pathog. 2014, 10 (10): e1004458-10.1371/journal.ppat.1004458. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1004458PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar
- Jain P, Lavorgna A, Sehgal M, Gao L, Ginwala R, Sagar D, Harhaj EW, Khan JK: Myocyte enhancer factor (MEF)-2 plays essential roles in T-cell transformation associated with HTLV-1 infection by stabilizing complex between Tax and CREB. Retrovirology. 2015, 12: 23-doi:10.1186/s12977-015-0140-1PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar
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