Mouse study reveals potential drug target for arthritis caused by chikungunya virus

Posted by on February 16, 2017 6:40 pm
Categories: health

An immune system proteinase called granzyme A appears to promote arthritic inflammation in mice infected with chikungunya virus, scientists report. The study also suggested that granzyme A could serve as a potential target for new drugs to treat chikungunya and related viral arthritides in people.

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