Zika Virus Infects Human Cortical Neural Progenitors and Attenuates Their Growth

Bhaskar Chanda Stem Cell The suspected link between ZIKV infection and microcephaly is an urgent global health concern. Tang et al. report that ZIKV virus directly infects human cortical neural progenitor cells with high efficiency, resulting in stunted growth of this cell population and transcriptional dysregulation.

from Cell Stem Cell http://ift.tt/1LEMWv0
via Bhaskar Chanda UHN


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