Recent Zika Virus Isolates Induce Premature Differentiation of Neural Progenitors in Human Brain Organoids

Bhaskar Chanda Stem Cell Gabriel and colleagues show that two recently isolated Zika strains efficiently infect neural progenitors in human brain organoids and cause premature differentiation in a way that closely resembles Zika-associated microcephaly and differs from the effects seen with an older and extensively passaged strain.

from Cell Stem Cell http://ift.tt/2k5yt1J
via Bhaskar Chanda UHN

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