Brain fights West Nile Virus in unexpected way

A biochemical self-destruct trigger found in many types of cells takes on a different role in brain cells infected with West Nile virus. In a turnabout, it guards the lives of these cells and calls up the body’s defenses. Neurons might be protected by this otherwise self-demise mechanism because they are non-renewable and too important to kill off. …read more

Source: EurekAlert

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