Scientists offer first look at how our cells can ‘swallow up and quarantine’ zika

Posted by on June 4, 2016 9:10 am
Categories: health

Eight weeks after receiving their first samples of Zika virus, scientists have shown that a very small protein we all have in our bodies, interferon-induced protein 3 (IFITM3), can dramatically reduce the ability of Zika virus to infect human and mouse cells.

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