Scientists discover novel vulnerabilities in dengue virus

 

A nine-member research team led by Prof Ganesh S ANAND from the Department of Biological Sciences has uncovered hidden vulnerabilities on the surface of the dengue virus. His novel discovery means that scientists can now develop strategies to target these weak spots for treatment of dengue, and possibly other closely related diseases like Zika, influenza and chikungunya. The findings were published in the prestigious scientific journal Nature Communications.

 

Source : Medical Xpress (Thursday, 30 March 2017)

 

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