Scientists confirm high risk of new COVID-19 cases among those recovered — newspaper BEIJING. KAZINFORM Those infected with the novel coronavirus after recovery may contract it again with a high degree of possibility since many of those tested in China in the high-risk group did not have the appropriate antibodies, Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post reported on Thursday referring to results from a study obtained by a group of American and Chinese researchers.
Japan team succeeds in spawning 1,700 trout from one using stem cells TOKYO. KAZINFORM - A Japanese university team has succeeded in the first-ever mass proliferation of rainbow trout germline stem cells, or GSCs, in vitro, a technique that could pave the way for preservation of endangered fish and enable their mass production. Kazinform has learnt from KYODO NEWS.
Scientists reveal mechanisms between men’s and women’s immune response to COVID-19 WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - Scientists from Yale University observed reactions of the immune system of men and women to the coronavirus infection, and discovered that T cells, the main «conductors» of the immunity, react to the infection much stronger in the weaker sex; this might explain high COVID-19 incidence in men, the researchers say in their study, whose preliminary results are available on the medRxiv website.
Coronavirus can reproduce in human heart muscle cells, study reveals NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Molecular biologists from Germany confirmed that the novel coronavirus is capable of penetrating human heart cells and discovered that it can reproduce there, causing breaks in heartbeat rate, the researchers say in their study, published at the bioRxiv online library.
Japan firm says its deep UV light deactivates coronavirus 99.9% TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The University of Miyazaki and a Japanese firm said Wednesday their joint experiment has shown that a deep ultraviolet LED developed by the firm is effective in weakening the novel coronavirus, reducing its infection capacity by more than 99.9 percent, Kazinform has learnt from Kyodo News.
Kazakhstan starts preclinical trial of inactivated coronavirus vaccine NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The World Health Organization has registered the development of Kazakhstani scientists and included it to the list of vaccine candidates against COVID-19, Kazinform reports with the reference to the press service of the Ministry of Education and Science.
Chinese scientists find DNA replication stress can trigger NDS in human cells BEIJING. KAZINFORM Chinese scientists have discovered that replication stress could induce nonrandom chromatid segregation and asymmetric distribution of DNA damage response proteins, according to Wednesday's Science and Technology Daily.