I need infos!!!

PANGELETTI at bmg.bhs.uab.edu PANGELETTI at bmg.bhs.uab.edu
Thu Dec 21 13:12:50 EST 1995


Wilfred Perlmutter:
> > You should be interested in knowing that a friend of mine who 
is a biostatistician working with viruses and related phenomenae 
informed me that the chance that viruses could evolve on their 
own is virtually infinitesimally small.  Simply more hard data 
backing me up.

(Sounds like a convenient bit of conjuring to me)

Wilfred:
>>To all who Mock Me:    (Hey, that sounds awfully threatening)

Remember that the UN alocated 4 milion U.S. dollars to "internet 
communications".  It is almost certain that we here are 
experiencing hired UN disinformation specialists trying to make 
my post look bad.

You may be right.  They make it look as if you:
1) Don't understand virology in the least.
2) Are paranoid about a UN world takeover (involving viruses).

mperdue:
I still think you're putting us on Wilfred but I will ask one simple 
question:  all the native americans who died in the 16th, 17th and 
18th centuries from a clearly defined disease called smallpox 
brought over from europe...what exactly did cause that disease 
and was the agent engineered by the Spanish or the Catholic 
church?

*I can just picture them in their holy robes working all night by 
candle light...      (a little chanting in the background)

"Padre, Santa Maria!  Yo constructado una virus magnifico."
Ahora, a l'americas."   

I mean, seriously, it's hard enough, even now, to clone a viral 
gene.   
Peter C. Angeletti
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Alabama at Birmingham 
Adenovirus replication and host interaction
Pangeletti at bmg.bhs.uab.edu








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