Activate Now
ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Repair Damaged Mitochondria and Reduce Fatigue Up to 45%

How One LLND Treats Lyme disease and Co-infections Using Natural Medicine

Higher vitamin D levels may be protective against acute rhinosinusitis

New depression diagnosis and treatment

Vitamin D supplementation associated with improved exercise performance

Pilot Study: Measuring Relaxation Response to the iLs Dreampad

Saffron reduces oxidative stress in metabolic syndrome patients

Specific vitamin D levels linked to heart problems

'Healthy' foods differ by individual

Irritable bowel syndrome may be associated with maternal inheritance and mitochondrial DNA control r...

Print Page
Email Article

Quantitative Analysis of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)-Related Gene Expression in Patients with Chronic Active EBV Infection - Source: Journal of General Virology, Sep 30, 2009

  [ 4 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Seiko Iwata, Hiroshi Kimura, et al. • • October 6, 2009

Chronic active Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection is a systemic EBV-positive lymphoproliferative disorder characterized by persistent or recurrent infectious mononucleosis-like symptoms in patients with no known immunodeficiency. The detailed pathogenesis of the disease is unknown, and no standard treatment regimen has been developed.

EBV gene expression was analyzed in peripheral blood samples collected from 24 patients with chronic active EBV infection. The expression levels of six latent and two lytic EBV genes were quantified by real-time reverse transcription (RT)-PCR.

• EBV-encoded small RNA (EBER) 1 and BamHI-A rightward transcripts (BARTs) were abundantly detected in all patients,

• And latent membrane protein (LMP) 2 was observed in most patients.

• EBV nuclear antigen (EBNA) 1 and LMP1 were detected less frequently and were expressed at lower levels.

• EBNA2 and the two lytic genes were not detected in any of the patients.

• The pattern of latent gene expression was determined to be latency type II.

• EBNA1 was detected more frequently and at higher levels in the in clinically active patients.

Quantifying EBV gene expression is useful in clarifying the pathogenesis of chronic active EBV infection and may provide information regarding a patient's disease prognosis, as well as possible therapeutic interventions.

Source: Journal of General Virology, Sep 30, 2009. PMID: 19793909, by Iwata S, Wada K, Tobita S, Gotoh K, Ito Y, Demachi-Okamura A, Shimizu N, Nishiyama Y, Kimura H. Department of Virology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine. [E-mail:]

Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®

Looking for Vitamins, Herbs and Supplements?
Search the ProHealth Store for Hundreds of Natural Health Products

Article Comments

Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment

Free Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Newsletters
Subscribe to
Subscribe Now!
Receive up-to-date ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia & Lyme Disease treatment and research news
 Privacy Guaranteed  |  View Archives

Repair Damaged Mitochondria and Reduce Fatigue Up to 45%

Featured Products

FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
Reduce Fatigue up to 45%
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium

Natural Remedies

Priming Your Immune System for Cold & Flu Season Priming Your Immune System for Cold & Flu Season
Eating Fat is Good… Maybe… Could Be… Sometimes Eating Fat is Good… Maybe… Could Be… Sometimes
Running on Empty? Fuel Up with NADH Running on Empty? Fuel Up with NADH
The Brain Boosting and Fatigue Fighting B-12 The Brain Boosting and Fatigue Fighting B-12
Three-Step Strategy to Reverse Mitochondrial Aging Three-Step Strategy to Reverse Mitochondrial Aging

What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Fibromyalgia Causes
Fibromyalgia Treatments
Fibromyalgia Diet
Fibromyalgia Medications
M.E. & CFS
What is M.E./CFS?
M.E./CFS Diagnosis
M.E./CFS Symptoms
M.E./CFS Causes
M.E./CFS Treatments
M.E./CFS Diet
M.E./CFS Medications
What is Lyme Disease?
Lyme Disease Diagnosis
Lyme Disease Symptoms
Lyme Disease Causes
Lyme Disease Treatments
Lyme Disease Diet
Lyme Disease Medications
M.E. & CFS
Lyme Disease
General Health
ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus
Credit Card Processing