Zika Seeks, Destroys Developing Neurons

A growing number of studies have linked Zika virus infections to microcephaly, but the mechanism by which the virus exerts its potentially lethal effects remains unknown. Neuroscientist Patricia Garcez and colleagues at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, infected neural stem cells from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) with Zika, finding that… Read More>>


Source: The-Scientist

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