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Viral Infection

contributed by Robert A. Freitas Jr.

© Copyright 2001-2002, Robert A. Freitas Jr.
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Medical nanorobots could navigate through the bloodstream or tissues, searching for known viral pathogens, and, after detection, rapidly and efficiently disposing of them. Tissue cells already infected with viral genetic material may require DNA repair machines or, in some cases, induction of apoptosis.

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DNA Repair Machines

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Immune Machines

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Nanotech. Playhouse II

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Molecular Machines

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Conceptual Nanobots

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Virus Finders

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Pathogen Rustler

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Microbivores II

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