Yechiel Becker

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Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolution of viruses by acquisition of genes that control nuclear functions in infected cells--an introduction
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 24:5-10. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) evades the human adaptive immune system by skewing the Th1/Th2 cytokine balance toward increased levels of Th2 cytokines and IgE, markers of allergy--a review
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 33:235-52. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The spreading of HIV-1 infection in the human organism is caused by fractalkine trafficking of the infected lymphocytes--a review, hypothesis and implications for treatment
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 34:93-109. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Respiratory syncytial virus(RSV)-induced allergy may be controlled by IL-4 and CX3C fractalkine antagonists and CpG ODN as adjuvant: hypothesis and implications for treatment
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 33:253-64. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular immunological approaches to biotherapy of human cancers--a review, hypothesis and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Anticancer Res 26:1113-34. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The molecular mechanism of human resistance to HIV-1 infection in persistently infected individuals--a review, hypothesis and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 31:113-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint CpG ODNs treatments of HIV-1 infected patients may cause the decline of transmission in high risk populations - a review, hypothesis and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 30:251-66. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint A point of view: HIV-1/AIDS is an allergy but CpG ODN treatments may inhibit virus replication and reactivate the adaptive immunity--hypothesis and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O B 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Virus Genes 30:127-31. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 gp41 heptad repeat 2 (HR2) possesses an amino acid domain that resembles the allergen domain in Aspergillus fumigatus Asp f1 protein: review, hypothesis and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 34:233-40. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 gp120 binding to dendritic cell receptors mobilize the virus to the lymph nodes, but the induced IL-4 synthesis by FcepsilonRI+ hematopoietic cells damages the adaptive immunity--a review, hypothesis, and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O Box 12272, 91120, Israel
    Virus Genes 29:147-65. 2004

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolution of viruses by acquisition of genes that control nuclear functions in infected cells--an introduction
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 24:5-10. 2002
    ..The aim of the present special issue on Molecular Evolution of Viruses is to consider the strategies developed by RNA and DNA viruses to control the nucleus and the nuclear functions in the infected cells...
  2. ncbi request reprint Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) evades the human adaptive immune system by skewing the Th1/Th2 cytokine balance toward increased levels of Th2 cytokines and IgE, markers of allergy--a review
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 33:235-52. 2006
    ..The gradual increase of sG molecules creates a gradient of fractalkine (FKN) which directs IL-5-activated eosinophils to the lungs of the patient...
  3. ncbi request reprint The spreading of HIV-1 infection in the human organism is caused by fractalkine trafficking of the infected lymphocytes--a review, hypothesis and implications for treatment
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 34:93-109. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Respiratory syncytial virus(RSV)-induced allergy may be controlled by IL-4 and CX3C fractalkine antagonists and CpG ODN as adjuvant: hypothesis and implications for treatment
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 33:253-64. 2006
    ..It is also suggested that the less-pathogenic RSV strain Long may be a candidate for vaccine development after deletion of the FKN and superantigen domains from the G gene...
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular immunological approaches to biotherapy of human cancers--a review, hypothesis and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Anticancer Res 26:1113-34. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The molecular mechanism of human resistance to HIV-1 infection in persistently infected individuals--a review, hypothesis and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 31:113-9. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint CpG ODNs treatments of HIV-1 infected patients may cause the decline of transmission in high risk populations - a review, hypothesis and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 30:251-66. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A point of view: HIV-1/AIDS is an allergy but CpG ODN treatments may inhibit virus replication and reactivate the adaptive immunity--hypothesis and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O B 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Virus Genes 30:127-31. 2005
    ..CpG ODN binding to TLR+ B cells inhibits IgE synthesis and reactivates the failing adaptive immunity. The possible use of CpG ODNs as treatment to patients is discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 gp41 heptad repeat 2 (HR2) possesses an amino acid domain that resembles the allergen domain in Aspergillus fumigatus Asp f1 protein: review, hypothesis and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 34:233-40. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 gp120 binding to dendritic cell receptors mobilize the virus to the lymph nodes, but the induced IL-4 synthesis by FcepsilonRI+ hematopoietic cells damages the adaptive immunity--a review, hypothesis, and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O Box 12272, 91120, Israel
    Virus Genes 29:147-65. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The changes in the T helper 1 (Th1) and T helper 2 (Th2) cytokine balance during HIV-1 infection are indicative of an allergic response to viral proteins that may be reversed by Th2 cytokine inhibitors and immune response modifiers--a review and hypothesi
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O B 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Virus Genes 28:5-18. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Vaccinia virus pathogenicity in atopic dermatitis is caused by allergen-induced immune response that prevents the antiviral cellular and humoral immunity
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O B 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Virus Genes 27:269-82. 2003
    ..Such improved VV recombinants may be used to express genes from pathogenic viruses...
  13. ncbi request reprint The World of Microbes 2002: scientific advances and challenges--impressions and highlights from the 12th Congress of Virology
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Medicine, P O Box 12272, Jerusalem, 91120
    Virus Genes 25:223-6. 2002
    ..These brief comments are aimed to provide a sample of only a few presentations that dealt with subjects of emerging and re-emerging virus diseases, which are of general interest...
  14. ncbi request reprint Milestones in the research on skin epidermal Langerhans/dendritic cells (LCs/DCs) from the discovery of Paul Langerhans 1868-1989
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 26:131-4. 2003
    ..The paper is an appendix to the manuscript entitled: "Immunological and regulatory functions of uninfected and infected immature and mature subtypes of dendritic cells" (Virus Genes 26: 119-130, 2003)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Immunological and regulatory functions of uninfected and virus infected immature and mature subtypes of dendritic cells--a review
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, POB 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Virus Genes 26:119-30. 2003
    ..Contemporary research focuses on the role of DCs in the immune systems of vertebrates. Moreover, studies are being conducted on the regulatory functions of DCs by tissue cells in different organs of vertebrates...
  16. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus evolved to use the human defense mechanisms to establish a lifelong infection in neurons--a review and hypothesis
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Virus Genes 24:187-96. 2002
    ..Reactivated HSV in the neurons utilizes the same host defense systems to return to the skin epithelium...
  17. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 induced AIDS is an allergy and the allergen is the Shed gp120--a review, hypothesis, and implications
    Yechiel Becker
    Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Virus Genes 28:319-31. 2004
    ..Another implication of the present hypothesis is the need to improve the viral antigen used for vaccinating healthy individuals against HIV-1 infection. It is thus suggested harmful domains be eliminated from the gp120...
  18. ncbi request reprint Low level laser irradiation stimulates mitochondrial membrane potential and disperses subnuclear promyelocytic leukemia protein
    Lilach Gavish
    Department of Molecular Virology, The Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Lasers Surg Med 35:369-76. 2004
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